Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb interpose

4 senses of interpose

Sense 1
interpose -- (be or come between; "An interposing thicket blocked their way")

Sense 2
interpose -- (introduce; "God interposed death")
       => introduce -- (bring in or establish in a new place or environment; "introduce a rule"; "introduce exotic fruits")

Sense 3
interject, come in, interpose, put in, throw in, inject -- (to insert between other elements; "She interjected clever remarks")
       => interrupt, disrupt, break up, cut off -- (make a break in; "We interrupt the program for the following messages")

Sense 4
intervene, step in, interfere, interpose -- (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?")
       => interact -- (act together or towards others or with others; "He should interact more with his colleagues")

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