What does Interim mean?

Definitions for Interimˈɪn tər əm

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. interim, meantime, meanwhile, lag(adj)

    the time between one event, process, or period and another

    "meanwhile the socialists are running the government"

  2. interim(adj)

    serving during an intermediate interval of time

    "an interim agreement"


  1. interim(Noun)

    A transitional or temporary period between other events.

    His car is in the shop, but they gave him a rental to drive in the interim.

  2. interim(Adjective)


    Iraq's government is "interim'.

  3. interim(Adjective)


    You are interim manager until he returns from hospital.

  4. Origin: From interim

Webster Dictionary

  1. Interim(noun)

    the meantime; time intervening; interval between events, etc

  2. Interim(noun)

    a name given to each of three compromises made by the emperor Charles V. of Germany for the sake of harmonizing the connecting opinions of Protestants and Catholics

  3. Origin: [L., fr. inter between + im, an old accusative of is he, this, that.]


  1. Interim

    Interim is an album by British rock band The Fall, compiled from live and studio material and released in 2004. It features the first officially released versions of "Clasp Hands", "Blindness" and "What About Us?" — all of which were later included on the band's next studio album Fall Heads Roll — as well as the instrumental "I'm Ronnie the Oney". The remaining tracks are all new versions of previously released songs, mostly from studio rehearsal recordings. Interim was originally to be titled Cocked, possibly a reference to Unofficial Fall Website editor Stefan Cooke.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Interim

    in′tėr-im, n. time between or intervening: the meantime: in the history of the Reformation, the name given to certain edicts of the German emperor for the regulation of religious and ecclesiastical matters, till they could be decided by a general council—as the Augsburg Interim (1548), &c. [L.,—inter, between.]

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Interim' in Adjectives Frequency: #694


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Interim in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Interim in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Vice Chancellor Sam Glasscock:

    I assume there will be some attempt to settle in the interim.

  2. Mark Rosekind:

    Your dealer should be able to tell you if (the replacement part) is an interim remedy or a long-term fix.

  3. Kathryn Rexrode:

    Thus, alcohol use could have changed in the interim and led to errors in the estimation of the associations.

  4. Inovio CEO J Joseph Kim:

    We plan to dose our first subjects in the next weeks and expect to report phase I interim results later this year.

  5. Zong Guoying:

    In the process of repairing damaged housing and settling claims, the district government has arranged interim expenditures.

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