interpose: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (in"tur-pōz'), [key]
— v., -posed, -pos•ing.
- to place between; cause to intervene: to interpose an opaque body between a light and the eye.
- to put (a barrier, obstacle, etc.) between or in the way of.
- to put in (a remark, question, etc.) in the midst of a conversation, discourse, or the like.
- to bring (influence, action, etc.) to bear between parties, or on behalf of a party or person.
- to come between other things; assume an intervening position or relation.
- to step in between parties at variance; mediate.
- to put in or make a remark by way of interruption.
- interpose (Thesaurus)