trespass upon

trespass upon
ˈtrespass on ˈtrespass upon [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they trespass on he/she/it trespasses on present participle trespassing on past tense trespassed on past participle trespassed on] formal phrasal verb
to use more of someone’s time or to accept more of someone’s kindness than is fair
Thesaurus: to treat someone unfairlysynonym
Main entry: trespass

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  • Trespass to land — is a common law tort that is committed when an individual intentionally (or in Australia negligently) enters the land of another without lawful excuse. Trespass to land is actionable per se . Thus, the party whose land is entered may sue even if… …   Wikipedia

  • Trespass — Tres pass, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Trespassed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Trespassing}.] [{OF}. trespasser to go across or over, transgress, F. tr[ e]passer to die; pref. tres (L. trans across, over) + passer to pass. See {Pass}, v. i., and cf. {Transpass}.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • trespass on — ˈtrespass on ˈtrespass upon [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they trespass on he/she/it trespasses on present participle trespassing on past tense …   Useful english dictionary

  • trespass — An unlawful interference with one s person, property, or rights. At common law, trespass was a form of action brought to recover damages for any injury to one s person or property or relationship with another. Any unauthorized intrusion or… …   Black's law dictionary

  • trespass on — phrasal verb trespass on or trespass upon [transitive] Word forms trespass on : present tense I/you/we/they trespass on he/she/it trespasses on present participle trespassing on past tense trespassed on past participle trespassed on formal… …   English dictionary

  • trespass — tres·pass 1 / tres pəs, ˌpas/ n [Anglo French trespas violation of the law, actionable wrong, from Old French, crossing, passage, from trespasser to go across, from tres across + passer to pass]: wrongful conduct causing harm to another: as a: a… …   Law dictionary

  • trespass — n transgression, violation, infraction, *breach, infringement, contravention Analogous words: invading or invasion, entrenchment, encroachment (see corresponding verbs at TRESPASS): intrusion, obtrusion (see corresponding verbs at INTRUDE):… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • trespass — [tres′pəs; ] also, esp. for v. [, tres′pas΄] vi. [ME trespassen < OFr trespasser < VL * transpassare, to pass across < L trans ,TRANS + VL * passare, to pass < L passus: see PACE1] 1. to go beyond the limits of what is considered… …   English World dictionary

  • trespass — trespasser, n. /tres peuhs, pas/, n. 1. Law. a. an unlawful act causing injury to the person, property, or rights of another, committed with force or violence, actual or implied. b. a wrongful entry upon the lands of another. c. the action to… …   Universalium

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