What does invade mean?

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  1. (transitive) To move into.
  2. (transitive) To enter by force in order to conquer.
  3. (transitive) To infest or overrun.
  4. To attack; to infringe; to encroach on; to violate.
  5. To make an unwelcome or uninvited visit or appearance, usually with an intent to cause trouble or some other unpleasant situation.
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With the help of Philip, John went to invade England and incite rebellion against Richard's justiciars.
In the autumn they joined with the Strathclyde Britons under Owain to invade England.
The two kings agreed not to invade each other's territories or to support each other's enemies.
Philip went on to invade Normandy as far as Arques in May, taking a number of castles.
Laudabiliter authorised the king to invade Ireland, to bring the country into the European sphere.
Had war broken out, the Polish navy was prepared to invade the Danish isles.

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