Intruding
Intrude In*trude", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Intruded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Intruding}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To thrust or force (something) in or upon; especially, to force (one's self) in without leave or welcome; as, to intrude one's presence into a conference; to intrude one's opinions upon another. [1913 Webster]

2. To enter by force; to invade. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Why should the worm intrude the maiden bud? --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. (Geol.) The cause to enter or force a way, as into the crevices of rocks.

Syn: To obtrude; encroach; infringe; intrench; trespass. See {Obtrude}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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