NounInvasion (plural Invasions)
- A military action consisting of armed forces of one geopolitical entity entering territory controlled by another such entity, generally with the objective of conquering territory or altering the established government.
- (figuratively) the entry of a large group into a new area.
- an invasion of mobile phones
- an invasion of bees
- an invasion of foreign tourists
Adjectives for Invasion
meditated; atrocious; premature; rebel; fratricidal; pioneer; advancing; contaminating; unauthorized; hostile; apparent; lawless; threatened; long-continued; air.
Verbs for Invasion
avert—; curb—; defend against—; deplore — fight—; inform of—; plan—; persist in — protect from—; repel—; resist—; stage — stem—; suffer—; threaten—; yield to—; —destroys; —embitters; —succeeds.
adoption, aggression, air attack, air raid, air strike, appropriation, arrogation, assault, assumption, attack, blitzkrieg, boarding, breach, drive, encroachment, entrance, entrenchment, escalade, fire raid, foray, impingement, imposition, incursion, infestation, infiltration, influx, infraction, infringement, injection, inroad, insinuation, interference, interjection, interloping, interposition, interposure, interruption, intervention, intrusion, irruption, lousiness, obtrusion, offense, offensive, onslaught, overrunning, overspreading, overswarming, plague, playing God, raid, ravage, razzia, saturation raid, scaling, seizure, shuttle raid, storming, swarm, swarming, teeming, transgression, trespass, trespassing, unlawful entry, usurpation, violation
- IPA: [ɪnˈveɪʒən]
- Rhymes: -eɪʒən
Invasion f. (plural Invasions)