Synonyms of invasive


1. invasive (vs. noninvasive)

usage: relating to a technique in which the body is entered by puncture or incision

2. invasive (vs. confined), aggressive, fast-growing(prenominal), strong-growing

usage: marked by a tendency to spread especially into healthy tissue; "invasive cancer cells"

3. incursive, invading, invasive, offensive (vs. defensive)

usage: involving invasion or aggressive attack; "invasive war"

4. 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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Definition and meaning of invasive (Dictionary)