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interim

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of interim

  1. 1 intended to last, continue, or serve for a limited time <putting up some students in local motels is obviously just an interim solution to the college's housing shortage> Synonyms ad interim, impermanent, temporary, provisional, provisionary, provisory, short-termRelated Words acting; alternate, proxy, substitute; expedient, improvised, makeshift; intermediary, intermediate, transitional; ephemeral, fleeting, fugitive, short-lived, transitory; conditional, contingent, limited, qualified, short-range, tentative; replaceable, terminable, terminateNear Antonyms final, fixed, set, settled; unconditional, unlimited, unqualified; extended, lasting, long-range, standing; dateless, deathless, endless, enduring, eternal, everlasting, immortal, perpetual, timeless, undying, unendingAntonyms long-term, permanent

  2. 2 serving in a position for the time being <will serve as interim head of the police department until the investigation is completed> Synonyms ad interim, acting, provisional, provisionary, provisory, temporaryRelated Words alternate, backup, jackleg, make-do, makeshift, proxy, stopgap, substituteAntonyms long-term, permanent




interim

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of interim

  1. a break in continuity <there was a brief interim in the proceedings while everyone got organized> Synonyms discontinuity, hiatus, hiccup (also hiccough), gap, interlude, intermission, interregnum, interruption, interstice, interval, parenthesisRelated Words caesura, comma, interspace, lag, pause, space, time lag, window; entr'acte; bumper; adjournment, discontinuance, lapse, suspension; lull, recess, respite, rest; subintervalNear Antonyms continuum, run, stretch; procession, progressionAntonyms continuation, continuity




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