What does interview mean?

Definitions for interview
ˈɪn tərˌvyuin·ter·view

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. interviewnoun

    the questioning of a person (or a conversation in which information is elicited); often conducted by journalists

    "my interviews with teenagers revealed a weakening of religious bonds"

  2. consultation, audience, interviewverb

    a conference (usually with someone important)

    "he had a consultation with the judge"; "he requested an audience with the king"

  3. interview, questionverb

    conduct an interview in television, newspaper, and radio reporting

  4. interviewverb

    discuss formally with (somebody) for the purpose of an evaluation

    "We interviewed the job candidates"

  5. interviewverb

    go for an interview in the hope of being hired

    "The job candidate interviewed everywhere"

Wiktionary

  1. interviewnoun

    An official face-to-face meeting of monarchs or other important figures.

    Etymology: From entreveue (French: entrevue), from entreveer (entre- "inter-" + veeir "to see").

  2. interviewnoun

    Any face-to-face meeting, especially of an official nature.

    Etymology: From entreveue (French: entrevue), from entreveer (entre- "inter-" + veeir "to see").

  3. interviewnoun

    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.

    Etymology: From entreveue (French: entrevue), from entreveer (entre- "inter-" + veeir "to see").

  4. interviewnoun

    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.

    Etymology: From entreveue (French: entrevue), from entreveer (entre- "inter-" + veeir "to see").

  5. interviewnoun

    A police interrogation of a suspect or party in an investigation.

    Etymology: From entreveue (French: entrevue), from entreveer (entre- "inter-" + veeir "to see").

  6. interviewverb

    To ask questions of (somebody); to have an interview.

    Etymology: From entreveue (French: entrevue), from entreveer (entre- "inter-" + veeir "to see").

  7. interviewverb

    To be interviewed; to attend an interview.

    Etymology: From entreveue (French: entrevue), from entreveer (entre- "inter-" + veeir "to see").

Webster Dictionary

  1. Interviewnoun

    a mutual sight or view; a meeting face to face; usually, a formal or official meeting for consultation; a conference; as, the secretary had an interview with the President

    Etymology: [F. entrevue, fr. entrevoir to see imperfectly, to have a glimpse of, s'entrevoir to visit each other. See Inter-, and View.]

  2. Interviewnoun

    a conservation, or questioning, for the purpose of eliciting information for publication; the published statement so elicited

    Etymology: [F. entrevue, fr. entrevoir to see imperfectly, to have a glimpse of, s'entrevoir to visit each other. See Inter-, and View.]

  3. Interviewverb

    to have an interview with; to question or converse with, especially for the purpose of obtaining information for publication

    Etymology: [F. entrevue, fr. entrevoir to see imperfectly, to have a glimpse of, s'entrevoir to visit each other. See Inter-, and View.]

Freebase

  1. Interview

    An interview is a conversation between two or more people where questions are asked by the interviewer to elicit facts or statements from the interviewee. Although interviews are a standard part of journalism and media reporting, the focus of this piece is on how interviews can be used as a tool for psychological research. Wikipedia articles on other types of interviews

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Interview

    in′tėr-vū, n. a mutual view or sight: a meeting: a conference: a visit to a notable or notorious person with a view to publishing a report of his conversation—v.t. to visit with this purpose.—n. In′terviewer, one who visits another for this purpose. [O. Fr. entrevueentre, between, voir, to see.]

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Interview

    Work consisting of a conversation with an individual regarding his or her background and other personal and professional details, opinions on specific subjects posed by the interviewer, etc.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'interview' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2471

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'interview' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2171

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'interview' in Nouns Frequency: #697

  4. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'interview' in Verbs Frequency: #646

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of interview in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of interview in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of interview in a Sentence

  1. Susan Peckenschneider:

    Over the past year we’ve conducted insight sessions -- via direct interview, surveys, a consistent theme was to make [the loyalty program] more rewarding for them. We looked at competition and listened to member feedback. Outside of more ways to redeem points, they said, ‘help me with my travel experience.’.

  2. Tonya Harding:

    - and was sentenced to three years of probation, 500 hours of community service and was forced to pay The New York Timesreported, The New York Timesreported. Tonya Harding was banned for life from the U.S. Figure Skating Association in June 1994, Cosmopolitanreported. In an interview with The New York Times that was publishedin January 2018, Tonya Harding told the paper Tonya Harding knew the attack would follow Tonya Harding for the rest of Tonya Harding life. I knew that this would be with me for the rest of my life.

  3. Benjamin Kyalo:

    When I went for my interview, they said, 'Go put on a uniform and the elephants will interview you,' that's when I really understood that elephants can read humans' hearts.

  4. Susan Criss:

    Earlier in those interviews, in a previous interview for that very program, there was a break where he was caught practicing his testimony. And so he realized ... he had a mic on, this is a third time he's made that mistake. That's amazing.

  5. Roger Stone:

    I have testified truthfully before the House Intelligence Committee that Randy Credico was the source who confirmed Assange's June 2016 CNN interview in which the Wikileaks publisher said he had substantial information on Hillary Clinton, as I testified Randy Credico told me this material would be released in October. I now realize that Credico's source was a Wikileaks lawyer and not Assange himself. At no time did Randy Credico tell me what the source, content or scope of the WikiLeaks disclosures would be. I would note that Randy Credico has avoided testifying on these matters under oath. If Randy Credico is compelled to testify I would urge Randy Credico to simply tell the truth.

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