entrench: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (en-trench'), [key]
- to place in a position of strength; establish firmly or solidly: safely entrenched behind undeniable facts.
- to dig trenches for defensive purposes around (oneself, a military position, etc.).
- to encroach; trespass; infringe (usually fol. by on or upon): to entrench on the domain or rights of another.
- entrench (Thesaurus)