Definition of trespassing


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


  • enter unlawfully on someone's property; "Don't trespass on my land!". Synonyms: intrude, trespass.
  • make excessive use of; "You are taking advantage of my good will!", "She is trespassing upon my privacy". Synonyms: take advantage, trespass.
  • break the law. Synonyms: trespass.
  • commit a sin; violate a law of God or a moral law. Synonyms: sin, transgress, trespass.
  • pass beyond (limits or boundaries). Synonyms: overstep, transgress, trespass.

Related words

break, encroach, entrench, fall, impinge, trench.

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Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • trespassing is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 14 points
  • trespassing is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 14 points
  • trespassing is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 17 points
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