Meaning of intrude

in•trude

Pronunciation: (in-trd'), [key]
— v., -trud•ed, -trud•ing.
—v.t.
  1. to thrust or bring in without invitation, permission, or welcome.
  2. to thrust or force into.
  3. to install (a cleric) in a church contrary to the wishes of its members.
—v.i.
  1. to thrust oneself without permission or welcome: to intrude upon their privacy.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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