enter unlawfully
index impose (intrude), intrude, trespass

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  • trespass — tres·pass 1 / tres pəs, ˌpas/ n [Anglo French trespas violation of the law, actionable wrong, from Old French, crossing, passage, from trespasser to go across, from tres across + passer to pass]: wrongful conduct causing harm to another: as a: a… …   Law dictionary

  • trespass — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. i. sin, offend, transgress; encroach, infringe, intrude, invade. See improbity, badness. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To transgress] Syn. offend, err, displease; see misbehave , sin , transgress . 2. [To… …   English dictionary for students

  • intrude — in·trude /in trüd/ vb in·trud·ed, in·trud·ing vi 1: to enter by intrusion 2: encroach a search that intrude s on a person s privacy vt …   Law dictionary

  • Trespass — Tres pass, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Trespassed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Trespassing}.] [{OF}. trespasser to go across or over, transgress, F. tr[ e]passer to die; pref. tres (L. trans across, over) + passer to pass. See {Pass}, v. i., and cf. {Transpass}.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Trespassed — Trespass Tres pass, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Trespassed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Trespassing}.] [{OF}. trespasser to go across or over, transgress, F. tr[ e]passer to die; pref. tres (L. trans across, over) + passer to pass. See {Pass}, v. i., and cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Trespassing — Trespass Tres pass, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Trespassed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Trespassing}.] [{OF}. trespasser to go across or over, transgress, F. tr[ e]passer to die; pref. tres (L. trans across, over) + passer to pass. See {Pass}, v. i., and cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • trespass — I. noun Etymology: Middle English trespas, from Anglo French, passage, overstepping, misdeed, from trespasser Date: 13th century 1. a. a violation of moral or social ethics ; transgression; especially sin b. an unwarranted infringement 2 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • impose — I (enforce) verb bid, bind, burden, charge, coerce, command, compel, conscript, constrain, decree, demand, dictate, direct, drive, enact, encumber, enjoin, exact, execute, extort, force upon, impel, imponere, iniungere, insist upon, lay upon,… …   Law dictionary

  • trespass — (v.) c.1300, transgress, offend, sin, from O.Fr. trespasser pass beyond or across, from tres beyond (from L. trans ) + passer go by, pass (see PASS (Cf. pass) (v.)). Meaning enter unlawfully is first attested in forest laws of Scottish Parliament …   Etymology dictionary

  • trespass — I. v. n. 1. Encroach, infringe, intrude, make inroad or invasion, trench, enter unlawfully. 2. Transgress, offend, sin, commit an offence. II. n. 1. Injury, infringement, encroachment, invasion. 2. Transgression, crime, fault, sin, misdeed,… …   New dictionary of synonyms

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