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Correct spelling:
intervene
Definition:
To come or be between things; interfere; interpose; interrupt.

Synonyms:

noun
intervene
interfere, interpose, step in.
verb
change
intervene.
happen
bedevil, befall, ensue, occur, succeed, supervene, take place, come to pass.
intervene
aid, expedite, implement.
mediate
adjudicate, arbitrate, assist, barge in, butt in, compromise, conciliate, divide, facilitate, horn in, intercede, interfere, intermediate, interpose, interrupt, intrude, involve, meddle, mediate, mix in, negotiate, obtrude, parley, part, reconcile, separate, settle, sever, step in, come between, muscle in, put in two cents, take a hand.
social
interfere, interpose, intervene, step in.
stative
intervene.
Examples of usage:
  1. This is, to wit, letting him loose on even terms on the only man who has had the courage to intervene between him and his victim. – Somehow Good by William de Morgan
  2. He had tried that with strictly negative results; the Powers above did not seem inclined to intervene in this private affair. – Love Eternal by H. Rider Haggard
  3. He stood as it were outside the ropes, and was powerless to intervene. – The Way of an Eagle by Ethel M. Dell
  4. Flaubert, the author of the story, must intervene with his superior knowledge. – The Craft of Fiction by Percy Lubbock
  5. It's Mr. Lorimer, Minnie, Fletcher shouted; and before I could intervene a woman's shape filled the lighted door, while Harry said softly, Confound it! – Lorimer of the Northwest by Harold Bindloss

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