to intrude upon, infringe, encroach on, violate
The neighbors intrude on your privacy
This new colleague invades my territory
How To Use obtrude upon In A Sentence
- These obtrude upon the original aim of the book and absorb the action of the story in such a measure that Timme often for whole chapters and sections seems to forget entirely the convention of his outsetting. Laurence Sterne in Germany A Contribution to the Study of the Literary Relations of England and Germany in the Eighteenth Century
- I don't want to obtrude upon/on her privacy.