Interpose

Definition of Interpose

In`ter`pose´
v. t.1.
[imp. & p. p. Interposed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Interposing.]
1.To place between; as, to interpose a screen between the eye and the light.
2.To thrust; to intrude; to put between, either for aid or for troubling.
What watchful cares do interpose themselves
Betwixt your eyes and night?
- Shak.
3.To introduce or inject between the parts of a conversation or argument.
v. i.1.To be or come between.
Long hid by interposing hill or wood.
- Cowper.
2.To step in between parties at variance; to mediate; as, the prince interposed and made peace.
3.To utter a sentiment by way of interruption.
n.1.Interposition.

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