Definition of trespass:
- An action for injuries accompanied with force.
- An unlawful act committed with force and violence ( vi et armis) on the person, property, or relative rights of another.
- Any injury or offence done to another.
- Any voluntary transgression of the moral law; any violation of a known rule of duty; sin.
- To commit a trespass; esp., to enter unlawfully upon the land of another.
- To commit any offense, or to do any act that injures or annoys another; to violate any rule of rectitude, to the injury of another; hence, in a moral sense, to transgress voluntarily any divine law or command; to violate any known rule of duty; to sin; -- often followed by against.
- To go too far; to put any one to inconvenience by demand or importunity; to intrude; as, to trespass upon the time or patience of another.
- To pass beyond a limit or boundary; hence, to depart; to go.
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- "A New System; or, an Analysis of Antient Mythology. Volume II. (of VI.)", Jacob Bryant.
- "A Letter of Credit", Susan Warner.
To the objection that even a basis in Law is no warrant for so great a trespass as the intrusion into another field of thought of the principles of Natural Science, I would reply that in this I find I am following a lead which in other departments has not only been allowed but has achieved results as rich as they were unexpected.- "Natural Law in the Spiritual World", Henry Drummond.