Intervened vs Interviewed - What's the difference?

intervened | interviewed |

As verbs the difference between intervened and interviewed

is that intervened is (intervene) while interviewed is (interview).




  • (intervene)
  • Anagrams





  • (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)




  • (interview)

  • interview


    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) An official face-to-face meeting of monarchs or other important figures.
  • *, II.2.4:
  • To be present at an interview , as that famous of Henry the Eighth and Francis the First, so much renowned all over Europe […], no age ever saw the like.
  • Any face-to-face meeting, especially of an official nature.
  • A conversation in person (or, by extension, over the telephone, Internet etc.) between a journalist and someone whose opinion or statements he or she wishes to record for publication, broadcast etc.
  • The reporter gave the witness an interview .
  • A formal meeting, in person, for the assessment of a candidate or applicant.
  • It was a dreadful interview ; I have no hope of getting the job.
  • A police interrogation of a suspect or party in an investigation.
  • Derived terms

    * exit interview


    (en verb)
  • To ask questions of (somebody); to have an interview.
  • He interviewed the witness.
    The witness was interviewed .
  • To be interviewed; to attend an interview.
  • * 2000 , U.S. News and World Report: Volume 129, Issues 18-25
  • When she interviewed with Microsoft in August, she overlooked a small cut in salary and asked about long-term career opportunities — and quality of life.

    Derived terms

    * (l)


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