Definitions for inroadˈɪnˌroʊd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

in•roadˈɪnˌroʊd(n.)

  1. an advance, usu. beyond proper or established limits:

    Inflation is making inroads on our savings.

  2. a sudden hostile incursion; raid; foray.

Origin of inroad:

1540–50

Princeton's WordNet

  1. inroad(noun)

    an encroachment or intrusion

    "they made inroads in the United States market"

  2. inroad(noun)

    an invasion or hostile attack

Wiktionary

  1. inroad(Noun)

    an advance into enemy territory, an incursion, an attempted invasion

  2. inroad(Noun)

    progress made toward accomplishing a goal or solving a problem

  3. inroad(Verb)

    To make an inroad into; to invade.

    The Saracens conquered Spain, inroaded Aquitaine. uE000297563uE001 Fuller.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inroad(noun)

    the entrance of an enemy into a country with purposes of hostility; a sudden or desultory incursion or invasion; raid; encroachment

  2. Inroad(verb)

    to make an inroad into; to invade

Freebase

  1. Inroad

    Inroad is an unincorporated community in Adair County, Kentucky, United States. Its elevation is 630 feet.

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