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in·ter·med·dle

 (ĭn′tər-mĕd′l)
intr.v. in·ter·med·dled, in·ter·med·dling, in·ter·med·dles
To interfere in the affairs of others, often officiously; meddle.

[Middle English entermedlen, from Old French entremedler : entre-, between (from Latin inter-; see inter-) + medler, to mix; see meddle.]

in′ter·med′dler n.

intermeddle

(ˌɪntəˈmɛdəl)
vb
(intr) rare another word for meddle
[C14 entremedle, from Anglo-Norman entremedler, from Old French; see inter- + meddle]

in•ter•med•dle

(ˌɪn tərˈmɛd l)

v.i. -dled, -dling.
to meddle.

intermeddle


Past participle: intermeddled
Gerund: intermeddling

Imperative
intermeddle
intermeddle
Present
I intermeddle
you intermeddle
he/she/it intermeddles
we intermeddle
you intermeddle
they intermeddle
Preterite
I intermeddled
you intermeddled
he/she/it intermeddled
we intermeddled
you intermeddled
they intermeddled
Present Continuous
I am intermeddling
you are intermeddling
he/she/it is intermeddling
we are intermeddling
you are intermeddling
they are intermeddling
Present Perfect
I have intermeddled
you have intermeddled
he/she/it has intermeddled
we have intermeddled
you have intermeddled
they have intermeddled
Past Continuous
I was intermeddling
you were intermeddling
he/she/it was intermeddling
we were intermeddling
you were intermeddling
they were intermeddling
Past Perfect
I had intermeddled
you had intermeddled
he/she/it had intermeddled
we had intermeddled
you had intermeddled
they had intermeddled
Future
I will intermeddle
you will intermeddle
he/she/it will intermeddle
we will intermeddle
you will intermeddle
they will intermeddle
Future Perfect
I will have intermeddled
you will have intermeddled
he/she/it will have intermeddled
we will have intermeddled
you will have intermeddled
they will have intermeddled
Future Continuous
I will be intermeddling
you will be intermeddling
he/she/it will be intermeddling
we will be intermeddling
you will be intermeddling
they will be intermeddling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been intermeddling
you have been intermeddling
he/she/it has been intermeddling
we have been intermeddling
you have been intermeddling
they have been intermeddling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been intermeddling
you will have been intermeddling
he/she/it will have been intermeddling
we will have been intermeddling
you will have been intermeddling
they will have been intermeddling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been intermeddling
you had been intermeddling
he/she/it had been intermeddling
we had been intermeddling
you had been intermeddling
they had been intermeddling
Conditional
I would intermeddle
you would intermeddle
he/she/it would intermeddle
we would intermeddle
you would intermeddle
they would intermeddle
Past Conditional
I would have intermeddled
you would have intermeddled
he/she/it would have intermeddled
we would have intermeddled
you would have intermeddled
they would have intermeddled
References in classic literature ?
Reader, I think proper, before we proceed any farther together, to acquaint thee that I intend to digress, through this whole history, as often as I see occasion, of which I am myself a better judge than any pitiful critic whatever; and here I must desire all those critics to mind their own business, and not to intermeddle with affairs or works which no ways concern them; for till they produce the authority by which they are constituted judges, I shall not plead to their jurisdiction.
She felt that she could not intermeddle with this bitterness.
It's a nice point to speak about," said Seth, "and I'm afraid o' being wrong; besides, we've no right t' intermeddle with people's feelings when they wouldn't tell 'em themselves.
He told me that was true; but that as there was no proof of my being dead, he could not act as executor until some certain account should come of my death; and, besides, he was not willing to intermeddle with a thing so remote: that it was true he had registered my will, and put in his claim; and could he have given any account of my being dead or alive, he would have acted by procuration, and taken possession of the ingenio (so they call the sugar-house), and have given his son, who was now at the Brazils, orders to do it.