Inroad Definition

ĭnrōd
noun
An advance, especially at another's expense; an encroachment.
American Heritage
A sudden invasion or raid.
Webster's New World
Any advance; esp., an intrusion or encroachment.
Webster's New World
An advance, especially at another's expense; an encroachment.
American Heritage
A reduction or diminishment, especially by encroachment.
American Heritage
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verb

(obsolete) To make an inroad into; to invade.

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Other Word Forms of Inroad

Noun

Singular:
inroad
Plural:
inroads

Origin of Inroad

  • in road riding, raid (obsolete)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • in road riding, raid (obsolete)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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