intrench definition

  • verb:
    • Variant of entrench.
    • To invade; to encroach; to infringe or trespass; to enter on, and simply take possession of, whatever belongs to some other; usually accompanied by on or upon.
    • fix securely or securely
  • verb-transitive:
    • To cut-in; to furrow; to create trenches in or upon.
    • To surround with a trench or with intrenchments, as in fortification; to fortify with a ditch and parapet.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To invade; to encroach; to infringe or trespass; to enter on, and simply take possession of, that which belongs to some other; -- often followed by on or upon.
  • others:
    • to help make a trench or furrow in; furrow; cut.
    • To surround as with a trench or ditch.
    • To fortify with a trench or ditch and parapet; reinforce or protect by wall space of protection: because, to intrench a camp or an army.
    • For this reason To fortify or protect by any protecting company; surround with or guard by something that affords extra sureity against attack.
    • To invade; encroach: with on or upon.
    • Synonyms Encroach upon, Infringe upon, etc. See trespass, v.i.
    • To incise; cut down or deepen the area of (a stream).

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