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. interview(noun)

    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, interview(verb)

    a conference (usually with someone important)

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

  3. interview, question(verb)

    conduct an interview in television, newspaper, and radio reporting

  4. interview(verb)

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

    "We interviewed the job candidates"

  5. interview(verb)

    go for an interview in the hope of being hired

    "The job candidate interviewed everywhere"

Wiktionary

  1. interview(Noun)

    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. interview(Noun)

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

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

  3. interview(Noun)

    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. interview(Noun)

    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. interview(Noun)

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

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

  6. interview(Verb)

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

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

  7. interview(Verb)

    To be interviewed; to attend an interview.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Interview(noun)

    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. Interview(noun)

    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. Interview(verb)

    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.

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

How to pronounce interview?

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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. Wasserman Schultz:

    Yesterday, in an interview, Donald Trump even had the nerve to make an outrageous comment about one of his fellow candidate's looks, so I'm sorry, I'm just, I'm not really willing to give Donald Trump credit for very credible, substantive beliefs.

  2. South Alabama spokesman Bob Lowry:

    USAPD officers arrived at the location and following an on-site interview with a student wearing an empty gun holster, issued a campus judicial citation to the student, upon further investigation, it has been determined that the citation should not have been issued and it has been rescinded.

  3. Joseph Borg:

    It was clear to our investigators that she fully understood the questions that were being asked, that she indicated she certainly wanted her book published, and she had her opinions that were voiced during the interview, and at that point we decided that she certainly knew what was going on.

  4. Adam Schiff:

    In light of your notice of intent to the acting director of national intelligence, The Intelligence Committee requests a voluntary interview with your client on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019, in the afternoon, following the public testimony of acting Director Maguire before The Intelligence Committee. The Intelligence Committee is prepared to work with you to identify a secure location and format that preserves your clients privacy and ensure protection from reprisalor threat of reprisal.

  5. Joey Hood:

    I can't tell you what a revelation that was, that wasn't the culture before. Before, the culture was,' I'm just going to interview my friend. They fit the job.'.

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