cause (a liquid) to enter by penetrating the interstices
enter a group or organization in order to spy on the members
"The student organization was infiltrated by a traitor"
pass into or through by filtering or permeating
"the substance infiltrated the material"
infiltrate, pass throughverb
pass through an enemy line; in a military conflict
To enter secretly (into an organization, territory, etc.) for hostile purposes, such as spying or sabotage; as, the FBI infiltrated into the U. S. communist party's upper echelons; also used transitively; as, to infiltrate the opponent's organization; to infiltrate one's agents into a hostile country.
To surreptitiously penetrate, enter or gain access.
To cause a fluid to pass through a substance by filtration.
To send soldiers through gaps in the enemy line.
To move from a vein, remaining in the body.
to enter by penetrating the pores or interstices of a substance; to filter into or through something
to penetrate gradually; -- sometimes used reflexively
Etymology: [Pref. in- + filtrate: cf. F, s'infiltrer. Cf. Infilter.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
in-fil′trāt, v.t. to enter a substance by filtration, or through its pores.—v.t. Infil′ter, to filter or sift in.—n. Infiltrā′tion, the process of infiltrating, or the substance infiltrated.
The numerical value of infiltrate in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of infiltrate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
They were trying to infiltrate the administration, really, its a coup. Its spying. Its hard to believe in this country we would have had that.
If anyone did infiltrate or surveil participants in a presidential campaign for inappropriate purposes, we need to know about it and take appropriate action.
If I were one of the leaders of the global jihadist movement and I didn't infiltrate that group of people with my people ... that would be almost malpractice.
I was supposed to infiltrate the special services of the caliphate and the leadership of the caliphate, one of my orders was to gain access to Omar al-Shishani or to his circle. But during this I was discovered and arrested by the security services of the caliphate.
The jihadists want to infiltrate our nation. We have to exercise something that even resembles common sense, that would be foolishness to take in people from a region where we don't have any way in making a determination if this person is radicalized already or potentially radicalized.
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