verb (used without object), in·ter·vened, in·ter·ven·ing.
Origin of intervene
Synonyms for intervene
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Contemporary Examples of intervene
Nothing in it was meant to change the basic operations of the capitalist economy or to intervene aggressively in class relations.Thank Congress, Not LBJ for Great Society
Julian Zelizer, Scott Porch
January 4, 2015
Please, Your Excellencies, consider my case with justice and intervene on my behalf.An American Marine in Iran’s Prisons Goes on Hunger Strike
December 18, 2014
Starr stresses that universities are required under Title IX to investigate and intervene in sexual assault cases.Is Columbia Failing Campus Rape Victims?
November 6, 2014
Many Syrian rebels remain furious with what they view as a cynical U.S. decision to intervene in Syria against ISIS but not Assad.The Battle for Aleppo: A Decisive Fight for ISIS, Assad, and the USA
October 25, 2014
Even if he had wanted to intervene, he couldn't have as he is "no Arnold Schwarzenegger," as he says.The ‘Hunted’ Gays of Putin’s Russia: Vicious Vigilantes and State Bigotry Close Up
October 6, 2014
Historical Examples of intervene
When God is pleased to intervene, it is not for man to try to understand.
So extreme was Eve's suffering, that she wished to intervene and part them.
And it thereupon became necessary for Beauchene to intervene.Fruitfulness
If he thought there was no danger of the marriage, he would be in no hurry to intervene.The Manxman
She always resented any slight on it, and Mrs. Herriton had to intervene.Where Angels Fear to Tread
E. M. Forster