trespass VERB 1) enter someone's land or property without their permission. 2) (trespass on) make unfair claims on or take advantage of (something). 3) (trespass against) archaic or literary commit an offence against.
NOUN 1) Law entry to a person's land or property without their permission. 2) archaic or literary a sin; an offence.
DERIVATIVES trespasser noun.
ORIGIN Old French trespasser 'pass over, trespass' , from Latin transpassare.

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