interject [in΄tər jekt′]
[< L interjectus, pp. of interjicere, to throw between < inter-, between + jacere, to throw: see JET1]
to throw in between; interrupt with; insert; interpose [to interject a question]

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  • Interject — In ter*ject , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Interjected}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Interjecting}.] [L. interjectus, p. p. of interjicere to interject; inter between + jac[e^]re to throw. See {Jet} a shooting forth.] To throw in between; to insert; to interpose.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • interject — (v.) 1570s, back formation from interjection or else from L. interiectus, pp. of intericere to throw between, insert, interject (see INTERJECTION (Cf. interjection)). Related: Interjected; interjecting …   Etymology dictionary

  • Interject — In ter*ject , v. i. To throw one s self between or among; to come between; to interpose. Sir G. Buck. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • interject — I verb add, blurt, comment, exclaim, explain, express, force in, implant, include, incorporate, infiltrate, inject, insert, intercalate, intericere, interjaculate, intermingle, interpolate, interponere, interpose, interrupt, intervene, interweave …   Law dictionary

  • interject — introduce, interpolate, interpose, insert, intercalate, insinuate Analogous words: *throw, cast, toss: obtrude, intrude, interlope, butt in: comment, *remark, animadvert …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • interject — [v] throw in; interrupt add, fill in, force in, implant, import, include, infiltrate, infuse, ingrain, inject, insert, insinuate, intercalate, interpolate, interpose, intersperse, introduce, intrude, parenthesize, put in, splice, squeeze in;… …   New thesaurus

  • interject — ► VERB ▪ say abruptly, especially as an interruption. ORIGIN Latin interjicere interpose …   English terms dictionary

  • interject — v. (D; tr.) to interject into * * * [ˌɪntə dʒekt] (D; tr.) to interject into …   Combinatory dictionary

  • interject — UK [ˌɪntə(r)ˈdʒekt] / US [ˌɪntərˈdʒekt] verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms interject : present tense I/you/we/they interject he/she/it interjects present participle interjecting past tense interjected past participle interjected formal to… …   English dictionary

  • interject — transitive verb Etymology: Latin interjectus, past participle of intericere, from inter + jacere to throw more at jet Date: 1588 to throw in between or among other things ; interpolate < interject a remark > Synonyms: see introduce • interjector… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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