- be placed or located between other things or extend between spaces and events
"This interludes intervenes between the two movements"
"Eight days intervened"
- occur between other event or between certain points of time
"the war intervened between the birth of her two children"
- We must intervene.
- Should we intervene?
- I could intervene.
- They won't intervene.
- Years intervene between the two incidents.
- The Kaiser asked Theodore Roosevelt to intervene.
- Do not intervene in matters which do not concern you!
- Maybe the village elders will intervene to reconcile them.
- The United Nations sent troops to intervene in the conflict.
- There may be other factors that intervene in the relation between these two constants.
- They should not intervene in the internal affairs of another country.
- When it is seen to have risen too far, the central banks of major countries cooperate to intervene.
- Applications for leave to intervene
- The complainant did not intervene.
- Failing that, the competent authorities of dispatch or destination, as appropriate, should intervene themselves.