HyperDic: interfere

English > 2 senses of the word interfere:
VERBsocialinterferecome between so as to be hindrance or obstacle
socialinterfere, intervene, step in, interposeget involved, so as to alter or hinder an action, or through force or threat / threat of force
interfere > pronunciation
Soundsih.nerfih'r; ih.nterfih'r
Rhymesacyclovir ... zaire / Zaire: 93 rhymes with ihr...
English > interfere: 2 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningCome between so as to be hindrance or obstacle.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Example"Your talking interferes with my work!"
Broaderimpede, hinderBe a hindrance or obstacle to
Spanishinterferir
Catalaninterferir
Nounsinterferencethe act of hindering or obstructing or impeding
English > interfere: 2 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningGet involved, so as to alter or hinder an action, or through force or threat / threat of force.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsintervene, step in, interpose
Narrowerinterlopeencroach on the rights of others, as in trading without a proper license
meddle, tamperintrude in other people's affairs or business
BroaderinteractAct together or towards others or with others
Spanishinterferir, intervenir
Catalaninterferir, intervenir
Nounsinterferencea policy of intervening in the affairs of other countries

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