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English verb: entrench

1. entrench (contact) fix firmly or securely


Synonymsintrench


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)fasten, fix, secure

2. entrench (social) impinge or infringe upon


SamplesThis impinges on my rights as an individual.
This matter entrenches on other domains.


Synonymsencroach, impinge, trench


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)take advantage, trespass

3. entrench (contact) occupy a trench or secured area


SamplesThe troops dug in for the night.


Synonymsdig in


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something









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