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  Words related to intervene

Related / Similar Words: step in, interfere, interpose

 

Definition:
  • occur between other event or between certain points of time; "the war intervened between the birth of her two children";
  • get involved, so as to alter or hinder an action, or through force or threat of force; "Why did the U.S. not intervene earlier in WW II?";
  • be placed or located between other things or extend between spaces and events; "This interludes intervenes between the two movements"; "Eight days intervened";

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    Hyponyms: poke into, intrude into, meddle with, horn in, meddle, tamper, interlope

     

    Derivational Morphology: intervention, interference, intervenor, intercession

     

    Anagrams: retentive

     

     
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