interpose

  • 1 interposé — interposé, ée [ ɛ̃tɛrpoze ] adj. • 1355; de interposer ♦ Rare Qui intervient. Dr. Personne interposée, qui figure sur un acte à la place du véritable intéressé. Loc. cour. Par personnes interposées : par l intermédiaire d autres personnes. Le «… …

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  • 2 interpose — I verb be an obstacle to, block, break into, come between, force in, hinder, impede, infiltrate, infringe, inject, insert, intercalate, intercede, intercept, interfere, interfere, interject, intermeddle, intermediate, interponere, interrupt,… …

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  • 3 interpose — 1 inteiject, introduce, insert, insinuate, interpolate, intercalate Analogous words: *throw, toss, cast: *intrude, obtrude: *push, shove, thrust 2 Interpose, interfere, intervene, mediate, intercede all basically mean to come or to go between two …

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  • 4 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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  • 5 Interpose — In ter*pose , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Interposed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Interposing}.] [F. interposer. See {Inter }, and {Pose}, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. To place between; as, to interpose a screen between the eye and the light. [1913 Webster] Mountains …

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  • 6 interposé — interposé, ée (in tèr pô zé, zée) part. passé d interposer. •   Le bismuth n est qu interposé dans les mines de cobalt, comme dans presque toutes les autres où il se trouve, parce qu il conserve toujours son état de pureté native, BUFF. Min. t. V …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 7 Interpose — In ter*pose, n. Interposition. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 8 interpose — (v.) 1590s, from M.Fr. interposer (14c.), from inter (see INTER (Cf. inter )) + poser (see POSE (Cf. pose) (v.1)). Related: Interposed; interposing …

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  • 9 interposé — Interposé, [interpos]ée. part. Il a les significations de son verbe. On dit, Negocier par personnes interposées, pour dire, Se servir de la mediation, de l entremise de quelques personnes pour la negociation d une affaire. On dit aussi qu Une… …

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  • 10 interpose — ► VERB 1) insert between one thing and another. 2) intervene between parties. 3) say as an interruption. 4) exercise or advance (a veto or objection). DERIVATIVES interposition noun. ORIGIN French interposer, from Latin …

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  • 11 interpose — [in΄tər pōz′, in′tər pōz΄] vt. interposed, interposing [Fr interposer, altered (infl. by poser: see POSE1) < L interpositus, pp. of interponere, to set between < inter , between + ponere, to put, place: see POSITION] 1. to place or put… …

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  • 12 interpose — [[t]ɪ̱ntə(r)po͟ʊz[/t]] interposes, interposing, interposed 1) VERB If you interpose something between two people or things, you place it between them. [FORMAL] [V pron refl between pl n] Strong police forces had to interpose themselves between… …

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  • 13 interpose — verb ( posed; posing) Etymology: Middle French interposer, from Latin interponere (perfect indicative interposui), from inter + ponere to put more at position Date: 1582 transitive verb 1. a. to place in an intervening position b. to put… …

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  • 14 interpose — v. (D; refl., tr.) to interpose among, between * * * [ˌɪntə pəʊz] between (D; refl., tr.) to interpose among …

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  • 15 interpose — UK [ˌɪntə(r)ˈpəʊz] / US [ˌɪntərˈpoʊz] verb [transitive] Word forms interpose : present tense I/you/we/they interpose he/she/it interposes present participle interposing past tense interposed past participle interposed formal 1) to say something… …

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  • 16 interpose — interposable, adj. interposal, n. interposer, n. interposingly, adv. /in teuhr pohz /, v., interposed, interposing. v.t. 1. to place between; cause to intervene: to interpose an opaque body between a light and the eye. 2. to put (a barrier,… …

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  • 17 interpose — verb 1) he interposed himself between the girls Syn: insinuate, insert, place, put 2) I must interpose a note of caution Syn: introduce, insert, interject, add, put in; informal slip in 3) …

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  • 18 interpose — in•ter•pose [[t]ˌɪn tərˈpoʊz[/t]] v. posed, pos•ing 1) to place between; cause to intervene: to interpose an opaque body between a light and the eye[/ex] 2) to put in (a remark, question, etc.) in the midst of a conversation or discourse 3) to… …

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  • 19 interpose — [c]/ɪntəˈpoʊz / (say intuh pohz) verb (interposed, interposing) –verb (t) 1. to place between; cause to intervene: to interpose an opaque body between a light and the eye. 2. to put (a barrier, obstacle, etc.) between, or in the way. 3. to bring… …

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  • 20 interpose — verb /ˌɪn.təˈpəʊz,ˌɪn.tɚˈpoʊz/ a) To insert something (or oneself) between other things. b) To interrupt a conversation by introducing a different subject or making a comment. Syn: insert, interrupt …

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