from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A formal meeting in person, especially one arranged for the assessment of the qualifications of an applicant.
- n. A conversation, such as one conducted by a reporter, in which facts or statements are elicited from another.
- n. An account or a reproduction of such a conversation.
- n. Informal An interviewee: "I had been warned that [he] was a tough interview—that he doled out flip answers ... to questions he was tired of being asked” ( David Roberts).
- transitive v. To obtain an interview from.
- intransitive v. To have an interview: interviewed with a publishing company.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To ask questions of (somebody); to have an interview.
- v. To be interviewed; to attend an interview.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A mutual sight or view; a meeting face to face; usually, a formal or official meeting for consultation; a conference.
- n. A conversation, or questioning, for the purpose of eliciting information for publication; the published statement so elicited.
- transitive v. To have an interview with; to question or converse with, especially for the purpose of obtaining information for publication.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A meeting of persons face to face; usually, a formal meeting for conference.
- n. In journalism: A conversation or colloquy held with a person whose views or statements are sought for the purpose of publishing them.
- n. A report of such a conversation.
- To have an interview with; visit as an interviewer, usually with the purpose of publishing what is said.
- To hold an interview; converse or confer together.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a conference (usually with someone important)
- v. conduct an interview in television, newspaper, and radio reporting
- n. the questioning of a person (or a conversation in which information is elicited); often conducted by journalists
- v. discuss formally with (somebody) for the purpose of an evaluation
- v. go for an interview in the hope of being hired
French entrevue, from Old French, from feminine past participle of entrevoir, to see : entre-, between (from Latin inter-; see inter-) + voir, to see (from Latin vidēre; see weid- in Indo-European roots).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Anglo-Norman entreveue (French: entrevue), from entreveer (entre- "inter-" + veeir "to see"). (Wiktionary)