interpose

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To insert something (or oneself) between other things
To be inserted between parts or things
To interrupt a conversation by introducing a different subject or making a comment
To intervene in a dispute, or in a conversation
to come between other things or persons
To place between; as, to interpose a screen between the eye and the light
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?"
To utter a sentiment by way of interruption
introduce; "God interposed death" be or come between; "An interposing thicket blocked their way
be or come between; "An interposing thicket blocked their way"
be or come between; "An interposing thicket blocked their way
To step in between parties at variance; to mediate; as, the prince interposed and made peace
If you interpose something between two people or things, you place it between them. Police had to interpose themselves between the two rival groups The work interposes a glass plate between two large circular mirrors
To be or come between
Interposition
To thrust; to intrude; to put between, either for aid or for troubling
{f} place between, insert; place oneself between, mediate; inject a remark in the middle of a conversation, interject
introduce; "God interposed death"
to insert between other elements; "She interjected clever remarks"
To introduce or inject between the parts of a conversation or argument
interposed
Simple past tense and past participle of interpose
interposed
past of interpose
interposes
third-person singular of interpose
interposing
present participle of interpose
interpose

    Hyphenation

    in·ter·pose

    Turkish pronunciation

    întırpōz

    Synonyms

    insert, interrupt

    Pronunciation

    /ˌəntərˈpōz/ /ˌɪntɜrˈpoʊz/

    Etymology

    () From Middle French interposer, modification (influenced by poser to put, place), from Latin interpōnō, from inter (“between”) + pōnō (“I place, put”).

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