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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How to say interview in sign language?

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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. Chris Wilkins:

    If you've got a choice between sitting in a meeting that is talking about a policy area that really matters, and spending half an hour on that, or half an hour prepping for a media interview, she is going to choose the first of those because that is the job to her.

  2. Hulk Hogan:

    I was totally Hulk Hogan [for the TMZ interview] because I wasn’t at home in my private house.

  3. John Sheahan:

    I personally don’t think we’re ever going to be satisfied with the why, said John Sheahan, a former sergeant and SWAT team officer with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. We're talking about someone who has never had a lot of friends, kept to himself, and had all the finances in the world to do what he was going to do. Since the shooting, The FBI and police investigators have interviewed hundreds of witnesses, including Paddock's girlfriend Mary Lou Danley. They also looked into his gun buying history, taken apart his computer and even sent his brain to Stanford University for detailed forensic examination. But in recent weeks, authorities have provided little to no insight into the status of their investigation. The FBI’s Las Vegas field office did not respond to Fox News ’ request for an interview while the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department declined to take part in one. When we have more information to provide, we will let everybody know, LVMPD Officer Larry Hadfield told Fox News. But John Sheahan warns there may never be new information to release. Police investigators want to give the public answers. It takes the monkey off your backs.

  4. Aurora Police Association:

    This internal investigation was conducted in an unprecedented fashion. All of the officers involved were ordered to give interview on very short notice, without proper preparation, outside of their normal work hours, had their phones confiscated and downloaded.

  5. Michael Isikoff:

    NBC has the full tape of the original Lisa Myers interview, nBC ought to check its archive and run the full interview.

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