Invade vs Storm - What's the difference?

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Invade is a related term of storm.

As a verb invade

is to move into.

As a proper noun storm is





  • To move into.
  • Under some circumstances police are allowed to invade a person's privacy.
  • * Spenser
  • Which becomes a body, and doth then invade / The state of life, out of the grisly shade.
  • To enter by force in order to conquer.
  • Argentinian troops invaded the Falkland Islands in 1982.
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  • To infest or overrun.
  • The picnic was invaded by ants.
  • To attack; to infringe; to encroach on; to violate.
  • The king invaded the rights of the people.



    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) storm, from (etyl) . Related to (l).


    (en noun)
  • Any disturbed state of the atmosphere, especially as affecting the earth's surface, and strongly implying destructive or unpleasant weather.
  • * Shakespeare
  • We hear this fearful tempest sing, / Yet seek no shelter to avoid the storm .
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2012-01
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  • A violent agitation of human society; a civil, political, or domestic commotion; violent outbreak.
  • The proposed reforms have led to a political storm .
  • * Shakespeare
  • Her sister / Began to scold and raise up such a storm .
  • (meteorology) a wind scale for very strong wind, stronger than a gale, less than a hurricane (10 or higher on the Beaufort scale).
  • (military) A violent assault on a stronghold or fortified position.
  • Hyponyms
    * See also
    Coordinate terms
    * (meteorology) breeze, gale, hurricane
    Derived terms
    * barnstorm * bestorm * duststorm * leafstorm * sandstorm * snowstorm * storm in a tea-kettle * stormlike * stormtrooper * stormy * thunderstorm * windstorm
    See also
    * blizzard

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) stormen, sturmen, from (etyl) .


    (en verb)
  • To move quickly and noisily like a storm, usually in a state of uproar or anger.
  • She stormed out of the room.
  • To assault (a stronghold or fortification) with military forces.
  • Troops stormed the complex.