Intrude

Definition of Intrude

In`trude´
v. i.1.To thrust one's self in; to come or go in without invitation, permission, or welcome; to encroach; to trespass; as, to intrude on families at unseasonable hours; to intrude on the lands of another.
Thy wit wants edge
And manners, to intrude where I am graced.
- Shak.
Some thoughts rise and intrude upon us, while we shun them; others fly from us, when we would hold them.
- I. Watts.
v. t.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.
2.To enter by force; to invade.
Why should the worm intrude the maiden bud?
- Shak.
3.(Geol.) The cause to enter or force a way, as into the crevices of rocks.

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