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Synonyms for intervene
ˌɪn tərˈvinin·ter·vene

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  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?"

    Synonyms:
    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"

    Synonyms:
    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"

    Synonyms:
    step in, interfere, interpose

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. interveneverb

    Synonyms:
    interfere, come between

  2. interveneverb

    Synonyms:
    happen (in the mean time), occur, befall

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How to use intervene in a sentence?

  1. Alfred Yen:

    The courts say pretty much, unless something goofy going on, we're not going to intervene.

  2. 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.

  3. Elisabeth Roegele:

    Precisely because the certificates market here in Germany is of great significance and its reputation and credibility are of central importance, we have to intervene with individual products.

  4. Nate Lance:

    We are equally appalled that the state government continues to let this persecution fester, allowing more Christians to be displaced, imprisoned, and beaten, if the government does not intervene to protect religious minorities, I see no reason why the trend of increased persecution will not continue.

  5. Sumeet Chugh:

    This opens a new window of opportunity for prediction and prevention of sudden cardiac arrest, and for many patients we may have more time to intervene than we realized.


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