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usurpation

noun

1 usurpation

Entry to another's property without right or permission.

synonyms: encroachment, intrusion, trespass, violation.

Roget 739: severity; strictness, harshness etc. adj.; rigor, stringency, austerity; inclemency etc. (pitilessness) 914.1; arrogance etc. ... show more

Roget 885: insolence; haughtiness etc. adj.; arrogance, airs; overbearance; domineering etc. v.; tyranny etc. 739.    ... show more

Roget 925: undueness etc. adj.; malum prohibitum [Lat.]; impropriety; illegality etc. 964.    falseness etc. adj.; emptiness of title, invalidity of title; illegitimacy.    ... show more

Roget 738: laxity; laxness, looseness, slackness; toleration etc. (lenity) 740; freedom etc. 748.    anarchy, interregnum; relaxation; ... show more

Dutch: aantasting, huisvredebreuk



2 usurpation

Wrongfully seizing and holding (an office or powers) by force (especially the seizure of a throne or supreme authority).

Polish: uzurpacja, uzurpatorstwo


Moby thesaurus: accession, adoption, anointing, anointment, appointment, appropriation, arrogation, assignment, assumption, authorization, colonization, conquest, consecration, coronation, delegation, deputation, election, empowerment, encroachment, enslavement ... show more.

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