(Intransitive) To occur, fall, or come between, points of time, or events; as, an instant intervened between the flash and the report; nothing intervened (i.e. between the intention and the execution) to prevent the undertaking.
Book of Common Prayer
To give opportunity or possibility
(Dial.) To think; give as one's opinion
(Intransitive) To provide assistance.
To keep from happening; ward off; prevent
To delay, hinder, or prevent (an event, for example) by taking action beforehand:
To exclude or prevent (someone) from a given condition or activity:
To exclude or shut out; bar.
To refrain from (doing something):
do away with
To get rid of; remove:
To require something to be brought about.
(Sports) To block an opponent
To hinder is defined as to restrain or hold something back.
To hold back or keep in check; control:
To move or twist quickly aside; shift suddenly, as to avoid a blow
To interfere is defined as to create an obstacle or get involved in other peoples' business.
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