relating to a technique in which the body is entered by puncture or incision
marked by a tendency to spread especially into healthy tissue
"invasive cancer cells"
incursive, invading, invasive(adj)
involving invasion or aggressive attack
encroaching(a), invasive, trespassing(a)(adj)
gradually intrusive without right or permission
"we moved back from the encroaching tide"; "invasive tourists"; "trespassing hunters"
An invasive organism, as, a plant or animal.
that invades a foreign country using military force
that invades a habitat to the detriment of native species
(of a carcinoma etc) that invades healthy tissue; (of a procedure) in which part of the body is entered
intruding on one's privacy, or trespassing
tending to invade; characterized by invasion; aggressive
Origin: [LL. invasivus: cf. F. invasif. See Invade.]
The numerical value of invasive in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of invasive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We always say that dandelions are a good gateway invasive.
Privacy advocates will be there to steadfastly oppose any privacy and invasive information sharing bills.
It was an invasive measure, but the laws for the Internet are very recent and they are still being written (in Brazil).
I don’t think it's possible to stop (the spread of invasive plants) but we can indeed significantly reduce the impacts.
It was odd in the sense that the ghost of any former lover of anyone can be invasive. But particularly when he’s as big a star as she is.
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