Definition of

Encroach Upon

  1. (verb, motion) to intrude upon, infringe, encroach on, violate
    The neighbors intrude on your privacy

via WordNet, Princeton University

Synonyms of Encroach Upon

intrude on, invade, obtrude upon

Alternate forms of Encroach Upon

Hyponyms: foray into, raid

Hypernyms: come in, enter, get in, get into, go in, go into, move into

Note: If you're looking to improve your vocabulary right now, we highly recommend Ultimate Vocabulary Software.

Word of the Moment


the quality of filling or spreading throughout