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This month a judge intervened and granted a 30-day temporary stay on police action against Abbott.

When two NYPD lieutenants intervened, police say Linsker put the trash can down but resisted arrest.

It remains unclear whether Qatari authorities intervened or the organizers decided to close up shop because of media attention.

In August, the Obama administration intervened to stop what it called a pending genocide of Yazidi minorities in Iraq.

I was surprised that no one intervened,” recalls Singh, “especially after the army men had promised their support.

Two or three more infant deaths intervened before the birth of Marcella.

Garnache fell back and raised his chair, and in that instant mademoiselle once more intervened between them.

Two wide-reaching limitations of the principle of tolerance intervened to close the gate against other Nonconformists than these.

Seeing Mona's agitation changing to choler, the Young Doctor intervened.

The cause has been hindered in its action, or another cause has intervened to counterbalance the first.


On this page you'll find 44 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to intervened, such as: intercede, negotiate, arbitrate, involve, interfere, and meddle.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.