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Synonyms for intervene
ˌɪn tərˈvinin·ter·vene

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Princeton's WordNet3.0 / 4 votes

  1. intervene, step in, interfere, interposeverb

    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?"

    deputize, interject, inject, step in, deputise, throw in, come in, interfere, interpose, put in, substitute

  2. interveneverb

    be placed or located between other things or extend between spaces and events

    "This interludes intervenes between the two movements"; "Eight days intervened"

    step in, interfere, interpose

  3. interveneverb

    occur between other event or between certain points of time

    "the war intervened between the birth of her two children"

    step in, interfere, interpose

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. interveneverb

    interfere, come between

  2. interveneverb

    happen (in the mean time), occur, befall

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  1. Billy Brown:

    The guy sucker-punched my son and hit him right in the face and just got to whaling on my son for no reason and of course, this is disturbing, my son tells me that the guy then grabbed his shirt and slung him around to the other side of the bus and continued to beat on him and all this time, there are passengers on the bus and there's a bus driver, and no one does anything to intervene.

  2. Faisal Al Yafai:

    What would it take to make the Americans intervene ? Would it take children and women being slaughtered ? Well that happened. Will it take millions of people on the move ? That happened. Will it take hundreds of thousands of civilians murdered ? Well that happened, america was n’t willing at any point to intervene so why now would it suddenly intervene ? It is a free field for Putin and the Russians.

  3. Chuck Schumer:

    Leader McConnell and Senate Democrats Republicans have a responsibility, not simply to wait for The President, but to intervene.

  4. Nora Volkow:

    One of the things is, we don't have any evidence-based medication that has proven to be efficacious for the treatment of cocaine addiction, so we currently have no medicine to intervene, and it can be a very severe addiction and actually quite dangerous.

  5. Vice President Biden:

    I believed Anita Hill, and my one regret is that I wasn't able to tone down the attacks on Anita Hill by some of my Republican friends. I mean, they really went after Anita Hill. As much as I tried to intervene, I did not have the power to gavel them out of order.

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