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Definition of Interfere

Interfere

  1. To come in collision; to be in opposition; to clash; as, interfering claims, or commands.
  2. To enter into, or take a part in, the concerns of others; to intermeddle; to interpose.
  3. To strike one foot against the opposite foot or ankle in using the legs; -- sometimes said of a human being, but usually of a horse; as, the horse interferes.
  4. To act reciprocally, so as to augment, diminish, or otherwise affect one another; -- said of waves, rays of light, heat, etc. See Interference, 2.
  5. To cover the same ground; to claim the same invention.

Interfere Quotations

The year 2100 will see eugenics universally established. In past ages, the law governing the survival of the fittest roughly weeded out the less desirable strains. Then man's new sense of pity began to interfere with the ruthless workings of nature. As a result, we continue to keep alive and to breed the unfit.
Nikola Tesla

Surround yourself with the best people you can find, delegate authority, and don't interfere as long as the policy you've decided upon is being carried out.
Ronald Reagan

Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.
John Wooden

Don't interfere with anything in the Constitution. That must be maintained, for it is the only safeguard of our liberties.
Abraham Lincoln

Anytime you interfere with a natural process, you're playing God. God determines what happens naturally. That means when a person's ill, he shouldn't go to a doctor because he's asking for interference with God's will. But of course, patients can't think that way.
Jack Kevorkian
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Interfere Translations

interfere in German is sich einmischen, vermitteln, eingreifen
interfere in Norwegian is blande seg opp i
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