verb (used without object), in·ter·vened, in·ter·ven·ing.
Words nearby intervene
Origin of intervene
OTHER WORDS FROM intervenere·in·ter·vene, verb (used without object), re·in·ter·vened, re·in·ter·ven·ing.un·in·ter·ven·ing, adjective
Examples from the Web for intervening
Yet their work lives on, and hardly seems to have lost any of its vitality during the intervening years.
Israelis have been intervening in American politics for years.The Inside Story of U.S. Meddling in Israel’s Elections|Aaron David Miller|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On November 24, 1986, the NSPG met from 2:00 until 3:45 in the afternoon to discuss developments in the intervening two weeks.How the Reagan White House Bungled Its Response to Iran-Contra Revelations|Malcolm Byrne|November 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Eventually, the U.S. pulled back from intervening in Syria—well, at least for a year or so.
I suppose in the intervening years I always assumed someone else would make a film about him.Vogue Photographer Erwin Blumenfeld: Secrets of a Fashion Legend|Tim Teeman|September 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As in the case of the telephone, no intervening operator is necessary.Steam Steel and Electricity|James W. Steele
Of course, if the Snark were sailing due west at six knots per hour, for the intervening four hours her latitude would not change.The Cruise of the Snark|Jack London
It ought to be much the same to me what room I inhabit for the few intervening hours.'Self-control|Mary Brunton
Across the intervening levels the gale races in a straight line from the fort, as if breathed out of it hitherward.A Changed Man and Other Tales|Thomas Hardy
Now, we were rushing on beside them; sometimes close beside them; sometimes with an intervening slope, covered with vineyards.