HyperDic: impinge

English > 2 senses of the word impinge:
VERBsocialimpinge, encroach, entrench, trenchimpinge or infringe upon
motionimpinge, encroach, infringeadvance beyond the usual limit
impinge > pronunciation
Soundsihmpih'njh
Rhymesbinge ... unhinge: 14 rhymes with ihnjh...
English > impinge: 2 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningimpinge or infringe upon.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"This impinges on my rights as an individual"
Synonymsencroach, entrench, trench
Broadertrespass, take advantagemake excessive use of
Spanishafectar, traspasar los límites, traspasar
Nounsimpingementinfluencing strongly
impingingthe physical coming together of two or more things
English > impinge: 2 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningAdvance beyond the usual limit.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Synonymsencroach, infringe
Broaderadvance, progress, pass on, move on, march on, go onMove forward, also in the metaphorical sense
Spanishinmiscuirse, invadir
Catalanenvair

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