browse words by letter
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
interposing

more about interposing

interposing


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Interpose  \In`ter*pose"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Interposed};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Interposing}.]  [F.  interposer.  See  {Inter-}, 
  and  {Pose},  v.  t.] 
  1.  To  place  between;  as  to  interpose  a  screen  between  the 
  eye  and  the  light. 
 
  Mountains  interposed  Make  enemies  of  nations. 
  --Cowper. 
 
  2.  To  thrust;  to  intrude;  to  between,  either  for  aid  or  for 
  troubling. 
 
  What  watchful  cares  do  interpose  themselves  Betwixt 
  your  eyes  and  night?  --Shak. 
 
  The  common  Father  of  mankind  seasonably  interposed 
  his  hand,  and  rescues  miserable  man.  --Woodward. 
 
  3.  To  introduce  or  inject  between  the  parts  of  a  conversation 
  or  argument.  --Milton. 




more about interposing