Synonyms of encroaching


1. encroach, infringe, impinge, advance, progress, pass on, move on, march on, go on

usage: advance beyond the usual limit

2. impinge, encroach, entrench, trench, trespass, take advantage

usage: impinge or infringe upon; "This impinges on my rights as an individual"; "This matter entrenches on other domains"


1. encroaching(prenominal), invasive, trespassing(prenominal), intrusive (vs. unintrusive)

usage: gradually intrusive without right or permission; "we moved back from the encroaching tide"; "invasive tourists"; "trespassing hunters"

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