Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To set or insert between; interpose.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb rare To interpose; to insert or place between.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To interpose; to insert or place between.

Etymologies

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Latin interponere; inter between + ponere to place. See position.

Examples

  • Gravioribus curis ludos et facetias aliquando interpone, jocos, et quae solent animum relaxare.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Beseaking your Grace to bear patientlie thairwith, and interpone your authoritie to the furtherance of the same, as is the dewetie of everie Christiane Prince and good magistrat.

    The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)

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