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noun as in advance, foray

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A report recently said the company, which has amassed over 360,000 merchants in the country, was struggling to make inroads in India.

Johnny DiPuglia, the Nationals’ assistant general manager in charge of international operations, has made huge inroads in the area since joining the organization in 2009.

In doing so, they’ve made inroads of their own, especially in connecting polynomials to geometry and narrowing the field of possible answers to Hilbert’s question.

Quantum computing made significant inroads in 2020, including the Jiuzhang computer’s achievement of quantum supremacy.

JBL was sold to Harman International in 1969 and began making substantial inroads in the home speaker market.

Peter looked at the pile of correspondence upon which Sogrange's inroad, indeed, seemed to have had but little effect.

But should the Long Island Indians prevail, an inroad upon the main would bring them dangerously near to the new towns.

During the reign of 'the boy king' the Aztecs made an inroad, aided by the Tecos and other unruly tribes.

The latter was soon felt by the Romans in many a hostile inroad.

This was called the Whiggamors inroad; and ever after, all that opposed the court came in contempt to be called Whigs.


On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to inroad, such as: encroachment, incursion, impingement, intrusion, invasion, and irruption.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.