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

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INTERVIEWS

Their interviews were first blissful, then anxious, then sad, then stormy.

They caused her to be present at their meals, and at all their interviews.

She must have interviewed Charles in another world—where one did have interviews.

Will you come with the sheriff when he interviews—er—our client?

She was calm and impersonal during these interviews, and he tried to be so.

Our interviews were short five-minute affairs, but fairly frequent.

Newspaper men used every inducement to get interviews from him.

It's rather awkward, me being engaged all day, especially for interviews.

While at Marmorice Bay the latter had almost daily interviews with the general.

Roger, has Ernest given you any details of his interviews with the people in Washington?

WORD ORIGIN

1510s, "face-to-face meeting, formal conference," from Middle French entrevue, verbal noun from s'entrevoir "to see each other, visit each other briefly, have a glimpse of," from entre- "between" (see inter-) + Old French voir "to see" (from Latin videre; see vision). Modern French interview is from English. Journalistic sense is first attested 1869 in American English.

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