Definition for intervention

noun as in the act of intervening

noun as in armed interference

Strongest matches

attack, invasion

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Example Sentences

With so much research to wade through, it’s hard to know what to trust — and I say that as someone who makes a living researching what types of interventions motivate people to change their behaviors.

Researchers have rightly realized that individual variation is just as important as the average response to an intervention.

He will try to avoid using his military for an overt intervention, fearful that this would provoke another round of Western sanctions.

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That kind of legal intervention would take unprecedented advocacy.

The ability to measure and detect it could help identify those at risk and pave the way for new kinds of interventions.

But South Koreans have a troubled history with American intervention in Korean markets.

American intervention in Korea has frequently sparked protests, especially over film.

My family is ready to mount an intervention, and cancel my streaming accounts.

The second intervention was much more blatant and actually occurred in the middle of an election campaign.

Mitochondrial intervention is the practice of replacing DNA that carries a genetic disease.

I cannot see in science, nor in experience, nor in history any signs of such a God, nor of such intervention.

De Robeck agrees that we don't know enough yet to warrant us in fault-finding or intervention.

That money was formerly collected and placed in the treasury through the intervention of the royal officials.

Too near for reflection; too far for intervention: on tenter hooks, in fact; a sort of mental crucifixion.

The carriage was packed already and but for a friend's intervention I could not have been able to secure even a seat.


On this page you'll find 29 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to intervention, such as: interference, mediation, arbitration, intercession, interposition, and interruption.

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