Intervener vs Intervened - What's the difference?

intervener | intervened |


As a noun intervener

is one who intervenes.

As a verb intervened is

(intervene).

intervener

English

Alternative forms

*intervenor

Noun

(en noun)
  • One who intervenes.
  • intervened

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (intervene)
  • Anagrams

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    intervene

    English

    Verb

  • (ambitransitive) To come between, or to be between, persons or things.
  • The Mediterranean intervenes between Europe and Africa.
  • * De Quincey
  • self-sown woodlands of birch, alder, etc., intervening the different estates
  • 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.
  • To interpose; as, to intervene to settle a quarrel; get involved, so as to alter or hinder an action
  • (legal) In a suit to which one has not been made a party, to put forward a defense of one's interest in the subject matter.
  • (Abbott)