Infiltrate meaning

ĭn-fĭl'trāt', ĭn'fĭl-
Infiltrate is defined as to pass through gaps, particularly into enemy lines or in the case of liquid passing through a substance.

An example of to infiltrate is for an army to pass through weak points in the enemy's line and seize the enemy's city.

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To enter or take up positions in gradually or surreptitiously, as for purposes of espionage or takeover.

Infiltrated key government agencies with spies.

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To cause (a liquid, for example) to permeate a substance by passing through its interstices or pores.
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To permeate (a porous substance) with a liquid or gas.
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To gain entrance gradually or surreptitiously.
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One that infiltrates, especially an abnormal substance that accumulates gradually in cells or body tissues.
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To pass, or cause (a fluid, cell, etc.) to pass, through small gaps or openings; filter.
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To pass through, as in filtering.
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To pass, or cause (individual troops) to pass, through weak places in the enemy's lines in order to attack the enemy's flanks or rear.
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To penetrate, or cause to penetrate (a region or group) gradually or stealthily, so as to attack or to seize control from within.
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Something that infiltrates.
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To cause a liquid or gas to permeate a substance by passing through its interstices or pores.
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To permeate a porous substance with a liquid or gas.
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One that infiltrates, especially an abnormal substance that accumulates gradually in cells or body tissues.
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To surreptitiously penetrate, enter or gain access.
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To cause a fluid to pass through a substance by filtration.
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To send soldiers through gaps in the enemy line.
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(intransitive, of an intravenous needle) To move from a vein, remaining in the body.
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