intervene

  • 21 intervene — /in teuhr veen /, v.i., intervened, intervening. 1. to come between disputing people, groups, etc.; intercede; mediate. 2. to occur or be between two things. 3. to occur or happen between other events or periods: Nothing important intervened… …

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  • 22 intervene — [ˌɪntəˈviːn] verb [I] 1) to become involved in a situation in order to try to stop or change it The police had to intervene when protesters blocked traffic.[/ex] 2) to happen between two events, often in a way that delays the second event Several …

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  • 23 intervene — in•ter•vene [[t]ˌɪn tərˈvin[/t]] v. i. vened, ven•ing 1) cvb to come between disputing people, groups, etc.; intercede; mediate 2) gov to occur or be between two things 3) to occur between other events or periods: Nothing important has… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 24 intervene — /ɪntəˈvin / (say intuh veen) verb (i) (intervened, intervening) 1. to come between in action; intercede: to intervene in a dispute. 2. to come or be between, as in place, time, or a series. 3. to fall or happen between other events or periods:… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 25 intervene — /ˌɪntə vi:n/ verb to try to make a change in a situation in which you have not been involved before ♦ to intervene in a dispute to try to settle a dispute …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 26 intervene — verb a) To come between, or to be between, persons or things; followed by between; as, the Mediterranean intervenes between Europe and Africa. b) To occur, fall, or come between, points of time, or events; as, an instant intervened between the… …

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  • 27 intervene — Synonyms and related words: act between, arbitrate, arrest, bargain, barge in, bottle up, break, break in, break in upon, burst in, butt in, call a break, call time, charge in, check, come between, countercheck, crash, crash in, crash the gates,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 28 intervene — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. i. interfere, interrupt, interpose; come between; mediate, arbitrate; intercede; occur, happen, take place. See between, discontinuance. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To settle] Syn. step in, intercede,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 29 intervene — in·ter·vene || ‚ɪntÉ™(r) vɪːn v. interpose; interfere, mediate, step in; happen between other events; occur, take place; occur unexpectedly …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 30 intervene — verb 1》 come between so as to prevent or alter something.     ↘occur as a delay or obstacle to something being done.     ↘interrupt verbally.     ↘Law interpose in a lawsuit as a third party. 2》 [usu. as adjective intervening] occur in time… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 31 intervene — v. n. 1. Interfere, come between. 2. Happen (in the mean time), occur, befall. 3. Be intermediate or interjacent, come between …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 32 intervene — verb 1) had the war not intervened, they might have married Syn: occur, happen, take place, arise, crop up, come about; literary come to pass, befall, betide 2) she intervened in the dispute Syn: intercede, involve oneself …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 33 intervene — v 1. arbitrate, mediate, negotiate, bargain, bring to terms, parlay; intercede, conciliate, placate, reconcile; interpose, step in, come into, umpire, referee, Inf. ref. 2. interrupt, disturb, disrupt, intrude, discommode, break into; intercept,… …

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  • 34 intervene — in·ter·vene …

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  • 35 intervene — verb Syn: intercede, involve oneself, get involved, step in, interfere, intrude …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 36 intervene —   Komo mawaena; komo kuleana ole (without right) …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • 37 intervene — To come between. To become a party to an action by way of intervention. See intervention …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 38 intervene — v.intr. (often foll. by between, in) 1 occur in time between events. 2 interfere; come between so as to prevent or modify the result or course of events. 3 be situated between things. 4 come in as an extraneous factor or thing. 5 Law interpose in …

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  • 39 Intervened — Intervene In ter*vene , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Intervened}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Intervening}.] [L. intervenire, interventum, to intervene, to hinder; inter between + venire to come; akin to E. come: cf. F. intervenir. See {Come}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 40 Intervening — Intervene In ter*vene , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Intervened}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Intervening}.] [L. intervenire, interventum, to intervene, to hinder; inter between + venire to come; akin to E. come: cf. F. intervenir. See {Come}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English