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Definitions of interfere

  1. get involved, usually so as to hinder or halt an action; " Why did the U. S. not intervene earlier in WW II?"
  2. come between so as to be hindrance or obstacle; " Your talking interferes with my work!"
  3. get involved, so as to alter or hinder an action, or through force or threat of force; " Why did the U. S. not intervene earlier in WW II?"
  4. To come in collision; to be in opposition; to clash; as, interfering claims, or commands.
  5. To enter into, or take a part in, the concerns of others; to intermeddle; to interpose.
  6. To cover the same ground; to claim the same invention.
  7. To strike one foot against the opposite foot or ankle in using the legs; - sometimes said of a human being, but usually of a horse; as, the horse interferes.
  8. To act reciprocally, so as to augment, diminish, or otherwise affect one another; - said of waves, rays of light, heat, etc. See Interference, 2.
  9. To enter into or meddle in the affairs of others; come into collision; injure the fetlock by striking it with the opposite hoof; ordinarily said of a horse.
  10. To come in collision: to intermeddle: to interpose: to act reciprocally- said of waves, rays of light, etc.
  11. INTERFERER, INTERFERENCE.
  12. Interference.
  13. To clash; interpose; meddle.
  14. To take part in the concerns of others; interpose; intervene; also, to conflict; clash.
  15. To interpose; to intermeddle; to come in collision; to act reciprocally, so as to modify the result; in a horse, to strike the hoof against the opposite fetlock, and injure the flesh.
  16. To interpose; to intermeddle; to take part in the business or concerns of others.
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Quotes of interfere

  1. I am one of those people who are blessed, or cursed, with a nature which has to interfere If I see a thing that needs doing I do it. – Margery Allingham
  2. Debra Winger doesn't let anything interfere with her performance, which is the way it should be. – Tom Berenger
  3. I never use notes, they interfere with me. – Ken Blanchard
  4. Yes, I did and a lot of my friends who are in the same program as I were very much supportive, and the most important thing they said to me is do not let this interfere with what you have to do in taking car of yourself. That was the most important thing. – Naomi Campbell
  5. To become truly immortal, a work of art must escape all human limits: logic and common sense will only interfere But once these barriers are broken, it will enter the realms of childhood visions and dreams. – Giorgio de Chirico
  6. The highest duty of the man is not to his father, but to his wife; and for the sake of that woman he abandons all other earthly ties, should any of these happen to interfere with that relation. – Lafcadio Hearn
  7. It means that Tao doesn't force or interfere with things, but lets them work in their own way, to produce results naturally. Then whatever needs to be done is done. – Benjamin Hoff
  8. When people are in love, I don't see anything wrong with it in the world. If they choose to live their lives and get married, why should we interfere A lot of people don't agree with me, but that's how I feel. – LaToya Jackson
  9. I consider no man honest who does not observe towards other nations the principles which he desires to be observed towards his own: and therefore I will not interfere in your domestic questions. – Lajos Kossuth
  10. If you don't interfere with me, I'll always do something really good. – John Malkovich
  11. Care should be taken that all buildings are well lighted: in those of the country this point is easily accomplished, because the wall of a neighbour is not likely to interfere with the light. – Marcus V. Pollio
  12. Now I say that with cruelty and oppression it is everybody's business to interfere when they see it. – Anna Sewell
  13. I knew I was doing something right because it was selling so I didn't want to interfere with it. – Robert Sheckley
  14. There's always been some moron -who usually went by the name of 'producer'- who would have to justify his existence, and interfere – Frank Tashlin

Usage examples for interfere

  1. " Of late, Joseph," Mr. Hearty replied, " you have shown too much desire to interfere in my private affairs, and I cannot permit it." – Adventures of Bindle by Herbert George Jenkins
  2. I'm afraid he won't want to interfere – Polly and the Princess by Emma C. Dowd
  3. I did not interfere – More Hunting Wasps by J. Henri Fabre
  4. Why did you interfere – Red Pottage by Mary Cholmondeley
  5. I know very well that you don't interfere with my doing whatever I choose; but a man is always more at liberty living by himself, and it would be much better. – San-Cravate; or, The Messengers; Little Streams by Charles Paul de Kock
  6. I shouldn't like to interfere with a woman of that sort in what she thought her 'rights, ' should you? – The Port of Adventure by Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
  7. Miss Lumley does not arrive to- day in any case, Lady Caroline, and Mr. Briggs has- unfortunately, if I may say so- to continue his journey to- morrow, so that his staying would in no way interfere with Miss Lumley's possible movements." – The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim
  8. With the public instruction they have never been allowed to interfere – Spanish Life in Town and Country by L. Higgin and Eugène E. Street
  9. We don't want to interfere with your work, or bother you. – Eve to the Rescue by Ethel Hueston
  10. " Do I interfere with your work? – The Dop Doctor by Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
  11. " I never interfere between husband and wife," said Mrs. Livingstone coolly, " but as a friend, I will give Mabel a bit of advice. – 'Lena Rivers by Mary J. Holmes
  12. The Chiaromonte family were at liberty to settle their own affairs as seemed best in their own eyes, and as the law could not interfere no one else felt inclined to do so. – The White Sister by F. Marion Crawford
  13. May they not interfere with your plans? – The Courier of the Ozarks by Byron A. Dunn
  14. If so, she was the last woman in Littlebath to interfere between him and that other one. – Miss Mackenzie by Anthony Trollope
  15. " Do not interfere sir. – Journeys Through Bookland Volume Four by Charles H. Sylvester
  16. You know that I am the last man to interfere if I didn't think it my duty as a friend. – The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope
  17. No one shall interfere with our affairs. – The Exploits of Elaine by Arthur B. Reeve
  18. But don't let it interfere with dinner. – Victor Ollnee's Discipline by Hamlin Garland
  19. In these days it doesn't do to interfere with love. – The Dark Flower by John Galsworthy

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