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Verb (usu participle)


Verb interpose has 4 senses


interposev. t. [F. interposer. See Inter-, and Pose, v. t.].
  •  To place between; as, to interpose a screen between the eye and the light.  [1913 Webster]
    "Mountains interposed
    Make enemies of nations.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To thrust; to intrude; to put between, either for aid or for troubling.  [1913 Webster]
    "What watchful cares do interpose themselves
    Betwixt your eyes and night?
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "The common Father of mankind seasonably interposed his hand, and rescues miserable man."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To introduce or inject between the parts of a conversation or argument.  Milton.  [1913 Webster]
interposev. i. 
  •  To be or come between.  [1913 Webster]
    "Long hid by interposing hill or wood."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To step in between parties at variance; to mediate; as, the prince interposed and made peace.  Pope.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To utter a sentiment by way of interruption.  Boyle.
Syn. -- To intervene; intercede; mediate; interfere; intermeddle.
     Interposition.  [1913 Webster]


interpose, v.
1 tr. (often foll. by between) place or insert (a thing) between others.
2 tr. say (words) as an interruption.
3 tr. exercise or advance (a veto or objection) so as to interfere.
4 intr. (foll. by between) intervene (between parties).

F interposer f. L interponere put (as INTER-, POSE(1))



act between, arbitrate, bargain, barge in, break in, break in upon, burst in, butt in, cast, charge in, come between, crash, crash in, crash the gates, creep in, crowd in, cut in, drag in, edge in, elbow in, encroach, entrench, fill in, foist in, fudge in, go between, horn in, impinge, implant in, impose, impose on, impose upon, infiltrate, infringe, inject in, insert, insert in, insinuate, insinuate in, intercalate, intercede, interfere, interjaculate, interject, interlope, intermeddle, intermediate, interpolate, intervene, introduce in, intrude, invade, irrupt, judge, lug in, make terms, meddle, mediate, meet halfway, moderate, negotiate, obtrude, press in, push, push in, put between, put on, put upon, referee, represent, run in, rush in, sandwich, shove, slink in, slip in, smash in, smuggle in, sneak in, squeeze in, steal in, step in, storm in, throng in, throw, throw in, thrust, thrust in, toss, treat with, trench, trespass, umpire, wedge in, work in, worm in




VB be active, busy oneself in, stir, stir about, stir one's stumps, bestir oneself, rouse oneself, speed, hasten, peg away, lay about one, bustle, fuss, raise up, kick up a dust, push, make a push, make a fuss, make a stir, go ahead, push forward, fight one's way, elbow one's way, make progress, toll, plod, persist, keep up the ball, keep the pot boiling, look sharp, have all one's eyes about one, rise, arouse oneself, hustle, get up early, be about, keep moving, steal a march, kill two birds with one stone, seize the opportunity, lose no time, not lose a moment, make the most of one's time, not suffer the grass to grow under one's feet, improve the shining hour, make short work of, dash off, make haste, do one's best take pains, do wonders, work wonders, have many irons in the fire, have one's hands full, have much on one's hands, have other things to do, have other fish to fry, be busy, not have a moment to spare, not have a moment that one can call one's own, have one's fling, run the round of, go all lengths, stick at nothing, run riot, outdo, overdo, overact, overlay, overshoot the mark, make a toil of a pleasure, have a hand in, take an active part, put in one's oar, have a finger in the pie, mix oneself up with, trouble, one's head about, intrigue, agitate, tamper with, meddle, moil, intermeddle, interfere, interpose, obtrude, poke one's nose in, thrust one's nose in.


VB be discontinuous, alternate, intermit, sputter, stop and start, hesitate, discontinue, pause, interrupt, intervene, break, break in upon, break off, interpose, break the thread, snap the thread, disconnect, dissever.


VB hinder, impede, filibuster, impedite, embarrass, keep off, stave off, ward off, obviate, avert, antevert, turn aside, draw off, prevent, forefend, nip in the bud, retard, slacken, check, let, counteract, countercheck, preclude, debar, foreclose, estop, inhibit, shackle, restrict, obstruct, stop, stay, bar, bolt, lock, block, block up, choke off, belay, barricade, block the way, bar the way, stop the way, forelay, dam up, put on the brake, scotch the wheel, lock the wheel, put a spoke in the wheel, put a stop to, traverse, contravene, interrupt, intercept, oppose, hedge in, hedge round, cut off, inerclude, interpose, interfere, intermeddle, cramp, hamper, clog, clog the wheels, cumber, encumber, incumber, handicap, choke, saddle with, load with, overload, lay, lumber, trammel, tie one's hands, put to inconvenience, incommode, discommode, discompose, hustle, corner, drive into a corner, run foul of, fall foul of, cross the path of, break in upon, thwart, frustrate, disconcert, balk, foil, faze, feaze, feeze, baffle, snub, override, circumvent, defeat, spike guns, spoil, mar, clip the wings of, cripple, put an extinguisher on, damp, dishearten, discountenance, throw cold water on, spoil sport, lay a wet blanket, throw a wet blanket on, cut the ground from under one, take the wind out of one's sails, undermine, be in the way of, stand in the way of, act as a drag, hang like a millstone round one's neck.


VB mediate, mediatize, intercede, interpose, interfere, intervene, step in, negotiate, meet halfway, arbitrate, magnas componere lites, bargain.


VB lie between, come between, get between, intervene, slide in, interpenetrate, permeate, put between, introduce, import, throw in, wedge in, edge in, jam in, worm in, foist in, run in, plow in, work in, interpose, interject, intercalate, interpolate, interline, interleave, intersperse, interweave, interlard, interdigitate, sandwich in, fit in, squeeze in, let in, dovetail, splice, mortise, insinuate, smuggle, infiltrate, ingrain, interfere, put in an oar, thrust one's nose in, intrude, obtrude, have a finger in the pie, introduce the thin end of the wedge, thrust in.

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