HyperDic: entrench

English > 3 senses of the word entrench:
VERBcontactentrench, intrenchfix firmly or securely
socialentrench, impinge, encroach, trenchimpinge or infringe upon
contactentrench, dig inoccupy a trench or secured area
entrench > pronunciation
Soundsehntreh'nch
Rhymesbench / Bench ... wrench: 12 rhymes with ehnch...
English > entrench: 3 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningFix firmly or securely.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymintrench
Broaderfasten, fix, secureCause to be firmly attached
English > entrench: 3 senses > verb 2, social
Meaningimpinge or infringe upon.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example "This matter entrenches on other domains"
Synonymsimpinge, encroach, trench
Broadertrespass, take advantagemake excessive use of
Spanishafectar, traspasar los límites, traspasar
English > entrench: 3 senses > verb 3, contact
MeaningOccupy a trench or secured area.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymdig in
Spanishatrincherar
Nounsentrenchmentan entrenched fortification

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