intermeddle

  • 1 Intermeddle — In ter*med dle, v. i. [OE. entremedlen, entermellen, to mix together, OF. entremedler, entremeller, entremesler, F. entrem[^e]ler. See {Inter }, and {Meddle}.] To meddle with the affairs of others; to meddle officiously; to interpose or interfere …

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  • 2 Intermeddle — In ter*med dle, v. t. To intermix; to mingle. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Many other adventures are intermeddled. Spenser. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 3 intermeddle — index intercede, interfere, interpose, intervene, obtrude, tamper Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 4 intermeddle — late 14c., from L. inter (see INTER (Cf. inter )) + Anglo Fr. medler (see MEDDLE (Cf. meddle) (v.)) …

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  • 5 intermeddle — *meddle, interfere, tamper Analogous words: intrude, obtrude, butt in, interlope: entrench, encroach, *trespass, invade …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 intermeddle — [in΄tər med′ l] vi. intermeddled, intermeddling [ME entremedlen < Anglo Fr entremedler: see INTER & MEDDLE] to meddle in the affairs of others, esp. to do so officiously intermeddler n …

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  • 7 intermeddle — |intə(r)+ verb Etymology: Middle English entermedlen, from Middle French entremedler, entremeller, entremesler, from Old French, from entre inter + medler, meller, mesler to mix more at meddle transitive verb 1 …

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  • 8 intermeddle — intransitive verb Etymology: Middle English entermedlen, from Anglo French entremeller, entremedler, from entre inter + medler to mix more at meddle Date: 15th century to meddle impertinently and officiously and usually so as to interfere •… …

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  • 9 intermeddle — intermeddler, n. /in teuhr med l/, v.i., intermeddled, intermeddling. to take part in a matter, esp. officiously; meddle. [1350 1400; INTER + MEDDLE; r. ME entremedlen < AF entremedler, OF entremesler] * * * …

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  • 10 intermeddle — verb /ˌɪntəˈmɛd(ə)l,ˌɪntɚˈmɛdəl/ To butt in, to interfere or . he felte a breeth that hym thought hit was entromedled with fyre, which smote hym so sore in the vysage that hym thought hit brente hys vysage [...]. Syn: butt in, meddle …

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  • 11 intermeddle — Synonyms and related words: Paul Pry, arrest, bottle up, busybody, butt in, check, countercheck, curb, dam up, damp, dampen, delay, detain, encroach, entrench, fool, fool with, hinder, hold back, hold in check, hold up, horn in, impede, inhibit,… …

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  • 12 intermeddle — v. meddle, interfere in the business of others …

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  • 13 intermeddle — v. n. Interfere, meddle, take part officiously …

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  • 14 intermeddle — v meddle, interfere, pry, Inf. snoop, Inf. butt in, stick one s nose in, Inf. kibitz, mind someone else s business; interpose, intrude, obtrude, interrupt, intervene; interlope, encroach, insinuate, invade, trespass; Inf. horn in, Inf. cut in,… …

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  • 15 intermeddle — in·ter·meddle …

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  • 16 intermeddle — in•ter•med•dle [[t]ˌɪn tərˈmɛd l[/t]] v. i. dled, dling to meddle …

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  • 17 intermeddle — /ɪntəˈmɛdl/ (say intuh medl) verb (i) (intermeddled, intermeddling) to take part in a matter, especially officiously; interfere; meddle. –intermeddler, noun …

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  • 18 intermeddle — To interfere wrongly with property or the conduct of business affairs officiously or without right or title. See also interfere interloper. Not a technical legal term, but sometimes used with reference to the acts of an executor de son tort or a… …

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  • 19 intermeddle — To interfere wrongly with property or the conduct of business affairs officiously or without right or title. See also interfere interloper. Not a technical legal term, but sometimes used with reference to the acts of an executor de son tort or a… …

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  • 20 Interpose — In ter*pose , v. i. 1. To be or come between. [1913 Webster] Long hid by interposing hill or wood. Cowper. [1913 Webster] 2. To step in between parties at variance; to mediate; as, the prince interposed and made peace. Pope. [1913 Webster] 3. To… …

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