[in-ter-pohz] /ˌɪn tərˈpoʊz/

verb (used with object), interposed, interposing.
to place between; cause to intervene:
to interpose an opaque body between a light and the eye.
to put (a barrier, obstacle, etc.) between or in the way of.
to put in (a remark, question, etc.) in the midst of a conversation, discourse, or the like.
to bring (influence, action, etc.) to bear between parties, or on behalf of a party or person.
verb (used without object), interposed, interposing.
to come between other things; assume an intervening position or relation.
to step in between parties at variance; mediate.
to put in or make a remark by way of interruption.
to put or place between or among other things
to introduce (comments, questions, etc) into a speech or conversation; interject
to exert or use power, influence, or action in order to alter or intervene in (a situation)

1590s, from Middle French interposer (14c.), from inter- (see inter-) + poser (see pose (v.1)). Related: Interposed; interposing.


Read Also:

  • Interpolator

    [in-tur-puh-leyt] /ɪnˈtɜr pəˌleɪt/ verb (used with object), interpolated, interpolating. 1. to introduce (something additional or extraneous) between other things or parts; interject; interpose; intercalate. 2. Mathematics. to insert, estimate, or find an intermediate term in (a sequence). 3. to alter (a text) by the insertion of new matter, especially deceptively or without authorization. 4. to […]

  • Interspace

    [noun in-ter-speys; verb in-ter-speys] /noun ˈɪn tərˌspeɪs; verb ˌɪn tərˈspeɪs/ noun 1. a between things. 2. an intervening period of time; interval. verb (used with object), interspaced, interspacing. 3. to put a between. 4. to occupy or fill the between. verb (ˌɪntəˈspeɪs) 1. (transitive) to make or occupy a space between noun (ˈɪntəˌspeɪs) 2. space […]

  • Interspecial

    [spesh-uh l] /ˈspɛʃ əl/ adjective 1. of a distinct or particular kind or character: a special kind of key. 2. being a particular one; particular, individual, or certain: You’d better call the special number. 3. pertaining or peculiar to a particular person, thing, instance, etc.; distinctive; unique: the special features of a plan. 4. having […]

  • Interspecies

    [in-ter-spee-sheez, -seez] /ˌɪn tərˈspi ʃiz, -siz/ adjective 1. existing or occurring between . interspecific (ĭn’tər-spĭ-sĭf’ĭk) also interspecies (ĭn’tər-spĭ-sĭf’ĭk) Arising or occurring between species.

Disclaimer: Interpose definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.