Intervene

Definition of Intervene

In`ter`vene´
v. i.1.
[imp. & p. p. Intervened ; p. pr. & vb. n. Intervening.]
1.To come between, or to be between, persons or things; - followed by between; as, the Mediterranean intervenes between Europe and Africa.
2.To occur, fall, or come between, points of time, or events; as, an instant intervened between the flash and the report; nothing intervened ( i. e., between the intention and the execution) to prevent the undertaking.
3.To interpose; as, to intervene to settle a quarrel.
4.In a suit to which one has not been made a party, to put forward a defense of one's interest in the subject matter.
v. t.1.To come between.
n.1.A coming between; intervention; meeting.

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