Word of the day

was developed

Synonyms:

come into being, come out, enter, oblige, perform, play, take part, be created, be developed, be invented.
View More

Language:

English - United States Change

Enter your text below and click here for spell checking

Spell check of intervention

Spellweb is your one-stop resource for definitions, synonyms and correct spelling for English words, such as intervention. On this page you can see how to spell intervention. Also, for some words, you can find their definitions, list of synonyms, as well as list of common misspellings.

Loading...
Correct spelling:
intervention
Definition:
The act of coming between for any purpose; interference.

Synonyms:

noun
act
intercession, intervention.
agency
instrument, influences.
armed interference
military occupation, invasion, attack, armed intrusion.
attack
encounter, dirty deed, muggings, initiative, volley, incursion.
circumstance
where it's at, supervention, phase, Exigencies, time.
hindrance
hangup, millstone, impedances, foot dragging, gridlock, impedance, excess baggage, jam-up, jam up, Cumbrance, hang up.
interruption
intrusion.
intervention
medium, instrumentality, implementation, intermediate, aid, agency, intercession, vehicle, expediency, tool, go-between, interference.
mediation
reconciliation, inter-mediation, assistance, adjudication, intercession, mediation, parley, conciliation, compromise, facilitation, Interlocution, negotiation, arbitration.
the act of intervening
arbitration, mediation, interruption, interference, interposition, intercession.
Examples of usage:
  1. When we explained to him the danger that he had so narrowly escaped, he had the grace to thank me for my intervention; but we all agreed that the spot had no longer any charm for us, and that it was high time for us to resume our search for a place where we might pass the night in safety. – The Strange Adventures of Eric Blackburn by Harry Collingwood
  2. It is only because of the intervention of a friend she has found that she has consented to let me come to her presently. – Kildares of Storm by Eleanor Mercein Kelly
  3. " I knew it would be so; when you have a reasonable thing to propose to your father, he will always listen to you and agree with you without my intervention; women should not mix themselves up with men's work. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  4. A fortiori the Earth may have modified its own figure, which is only beyond our intervention because our spiritual ascendancy has not at its disposal a sufficient material force. – Auguste Comte and Positivism by John-Stuart Mill

Alphabet:

X