interpose


interpose

verb

Definition of INTERPOSE

1
to act as a go-between for opposing sides <an elder statesman who has interposed a number of times in international conflicts>
2
to cause a disruption in a conversation or discussion <I hate to interpose, but could you tell me what you meant by that last remark?>
Synonyms break in, chime in, chip in [chiefly British], cut in, interpose, intrude
Related Words barge (in), bother, horn in; add, contribute, put in
3
to put among or between others <a solid line of police in riot gear interposed itself between the trade ministers and the crowd of protesters>

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