2. To enter into, or take a part in, the concerns of others; to intermeddle; to interpose. "To interfere with party disputes." (Swift) "There was no room for anyone to interfere with his own opinions." (Bp. Warburton)
Synonyms: To interpose, intermeddle. See Interpose.
Origin: OF. Entreferir to strike each other; entre between (L. Inter) + OF. Ferir to strike, F. Ferir, fr. L. Ferire. See Ferula.
(01 Mar 1998)
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