What is another word for intervening?

Pronunciation: [ˌɪntəvˈiːnɪŋ] (IPA)

Intervening refers to the act of becoming involved or coming between two or more parties to resolve an issue. There are several synonyms for this word, including intervening, interfering, mediating, interceding, mitigating, conciliating, arbitrating, moderating, and negotiating. These words imply different levels of involvement and influence, depending on the situation at hand. Mediating and arbitrating suggest a neutral third-party acting as a go-between to reach a resolution, while intervening and interfering suggest a more forceful insertion into a situation. Regardless of the synonym used, the goal is to solve a problem and help to find a better outcome for all involved.

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What are the hypernyms for Intervening?

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What are the opposite words for intervening?

Intervening is a verb that refers to the act of coming between two things, situations or people. Its antonyms are words that describe an action in which there is no intervention or interruption. One of the most common antonyms for intervening is ignoring. Ignoring means that one deliberately chooses to avoid involvement in a situation or state of affairs. Another antonym is neglecting, which implies a lack of attention or care for something or someone. Additionally, ignoring and neglecting can also have connotations of indifference or apathy towards a particular issue. Another antonym is leaving untouched, which means that something is not disturbed or altered in any way.

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Usage examples for Intervening

As the vehicle passed us, the driver was pointing out to his charges the distant view of Sweden, across the intervening Sound.
"Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia"
Maturin M. Ballou
If there was anything in the Western Arctic between the North Pole and 87:47 north but 'an endless field of purple snows,' smooth and slippery, Peary could not have covered the intervening 133 geographical miles in two days and a few hours.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook
Before the words had left his mouth three or four shadowy forms had detached themselves from the group and run to the front door of the jailer's residence, which connected with the prison proper, only a wall intervening.
"The Man from Jericho"
Edwin Carlile Litsey

Famous quotes with Intervening

  • Therefore, the church is not absolutely necessary as an object of faith, not even for us today, for then Abraham and the other prophets would not have given assent to those things which were revealed to them from God without any intervening help of the church.
    William Ames
  • We look to the history of the time of framing and to the intervening history of interpretation. But the ultimate question must be, what do the words of the text mean in our time.
    William J. Brennan, Jr.
  • People have to take responsibility for themselves. We need to get the housing industry going again. We don't need government intervening in every step.
    Eric Cantor
  • He's passed from rising hope to elder statesman without any intervening period whatsoever.
    Michael Foot
  • I felt that if we, as the Met, were not intervening once one person starts digging up Parliament Square, then someone else is going to join in and you have a spiral.
    Michael Todd

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