interfere with

phrasal verb
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of interfere with

1 :to stop or slow (something) :to make (something) slower or more difficult
  • The drug might interfere with a child's physical development.
  • All of the noise was interfering with my concentration.
2 British :to touch (a child) in a sexual and improper way

Word by Word Definitions

interfere play
  1. : to interpose in a way that hinders or impedes : come into collision or be in opposition

  2. : to strike one foot against the opposite foot or ankle in walking or running

  3. : to enter into or take a part in the concerns of others


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