from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To insert between other elements; interpose. See Synonyms at introduce.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To insert something between other things
  • v. To interpose oneself; to intervene.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intransitive v. To throw one's self between or among; to come between; to interpose.
  • transitive v. To throw in between; to insert; to interpose.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To throw in between other things; insert; interpolate.
  • To come between; interpose.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. to insert between other elements


Latin intericere, interiect- : inter-, inter- + iacere, to throw; see yē- in Indo-European roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin interiectus, perfect passive participle of intericiō ("place between"). (Wiktionary)


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