entrench - Dictionary definition and meaning for word entrench

(verb) fix firmly or securely
Synonyms : intrench
(verb) impinge or infringe upon
Synonyms : encroach , impinge , trench
Example Sentence
  • This impinges on my rights as an individual
  • This matter entrenches on other domains
(verb) occupy a trench or secured area
Synonyms : dig in
Example Sentence
  • The troops dug in for the night

Memory aid to help you memorize this

trench sounds like bench. so you have to fix a bench firmly.
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ppl put a trench around some region, thereby they establish( fix firmly) their area
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