Interpose Definition

interposed, interposes, interposing
interposed, interposes, interposing
To be or come between.
Webster's New World
To place or put between; insert.
Webster's New World
To introduce by way of intervention; put forward as interference.
Webster's New World
To place (oneself) between others or things.
American Heritage
To interrupt.
Webster's New World

Origin of Interpose

  • French from Old French interposer to intervene alteration (influenced by poser to put, place) of Latin interpōnere to put between inter- inter- pōnere to put apo- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle French interposer, modification (influenced by poser to put, place), from Latin interpōnō, from inter (“between”) + pōnō (“I place, put”).

    From Wiktionary

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