An example of to trespass is to walk onto private land to hunt.
An example of to trespass is to give a hug to someone who doesn’t like to be touched by others.
An example of a trespass is breaking into someone’s home.
To trespass on someone's time.
- A moral offense; transgression.
- An encroachment or intrusion.
- An illegal act done forcefully against another's person, rights, or property; also, legal action for damages resulting from this.
Forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us "” The Lord's Prayer. Matthew ch6. v.14, 15
To trespass upon the time or patience of another.
Origin of trespass
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Noun: From Old French trespas (“passage; offense against the law"), from trespasser.