What does intervening mean?

Definitions for intervening

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word intervening.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. intervening(adj)

    occurring or falling between events or points in time

    "so much had happened during the intervening years"


  1. intervening(Noun)

    intervention; mediation

  2. intervening(Adjective)

    that intervenes or mediates

Webster Dictionary

  1. Intervening

    of Intervene


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of intervening in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of intervening in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Rand Paul:

    We have to decide how we defend ourselves and when it is time to intervene in a country and when maybe intervening makes things worse.

  2. Venezuealan President Nicolas Maduro:

    President Barack Obama ... has personally decided to take on the task of defeating my government and intervening in Venezuela to control it.

  3. George Simolaris:

    I'm just trying to do right by the people in my town, i didn't think I was intervening in other people's day-to-day activities or doing anything wrong.

  4. Canadian Finance Minister Joe Oliver:

    Implementation is key, but in the mean time, events keep intervening, and there are serial disappointments, and what (International Monetary Fund Managing Director) Christine Lagarde has called 'the new mediocre' is something that we seem to be confronting.

  5. William Jackson:

    The key question is now whether the central bank will start intervening...Unlike the Swiss they have managed to have that ceiling without actually having to act to maintain it, the concern will be if the exchange rate does come under large pressure and if they accumulate large reserves they would be under pressure to remove the exchange rate ceiling, much like the Swiss had to do earlier in the year.

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