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Definition 1: the act of intervening (as to mediate a dispute, etc.) - [noun denoting act]

Samples where intervention or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • it occurs without human intervention

Synonyms for intervention in the sense of this definition

(intervention is a kind of ...) the act of sharing in the activities of a group

"the teacher tried to increase his students' engagement in class activities"

(... is a kind of intervention ) the act of intervening for the purpose of bringing about a settlement

Definition 2: (law) a proceeding that permits a person to enter into a lawsuit already in progress; admission of person not an original party to the suit so that person can protect some right or interest that is allegedly affected by the proceedings - [noun denoting act]

Samples where intervention or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the purpose of intervention is to prevent unnecessary duplication of lawsuits

(intervention is a kind of ...) (law) the institution of a sequence of steps by which legal judgments are invoked

(intervention belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

Definition 3: care provided to improve a situation (especially medical procedures or applications that are intended to relieve illness or injury) - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for intervention in the sense of this definition

(intervention is a kind of ...) the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something

"no medical care was required" "the old car needs constant attention"

(... is a kind of intervention ) rest as a medical treatment for stress or anxiety etc.

(... is a kind of intervention ) the internal and external use of water in the treatment of disease

(... is a kind of intervention ) training patients in self-induced relaxation

(... is a kind of intervention ) treatment of symptoms by applying pressure with the fingers to specific pressure points on the body

(... is a kind of intervention ) treatment of pain or disease by inserting the tips of needles at specific points on the skin

(... is a kind of intervention ) treatment of a skeletal deformity by intentionally fracturing a bone

(... is a kind of intervention ) therapy based on the assumption that restoring health is best accomplished by manipulating the skeleton and muscles

(... is a kind of intervention ) treatment of defects of binocular vision (such as strabismus and amblyopia) by nonsurgical measures (especially by exercises to strengthen the eye muscles)

(... is a kind of intervention ) dental treatment that corrects irregularities of the teeth or of the relation of the teeth to surrounding anatomy; treatment is usually by braces or mechanical aids

"orthodontic treatment of facial abnormalities"

(... is a kind of intervention ) a drugless method of treatment based on the belief that disease symptoms arise from problems with ligaments and connective tissues

(... is a kind of intervention ) a method of treating disease using food and exercise and heat to assist the natural healing process

(... is a kind of intervention ) application of warm wet coverings to a part of the body to relieve pain and inflammation

(... is a kind of intervention ) a method of treatment that manipulates body structures (especially the spine) to relieve low back pain or even headache or high blood pressure

(... is a kind of intervention ) a treatment for addiction to drugs or alcohol intended to remove the physiological effects of the addictive substances

(... is a kind of intervention ) a method of therapy that involves physical or electrical therapeutic treatment

(... is a kind of intervention ) kneading and rubbing parts of the body to increase circulation and promote relaxation

(... is a kind of intervention ) professional treatment for illness or injury

(intervention is a part of ...) a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain

Definition 4: the act or fact of interposing one thing between or among others - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for intervention in the sense of this definition

(intervention is a kind of ...) the act of putting something in a certain place

Definition 5: a policy of intervening in the affairs of other countries - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for intervention in the sense of this definition

(intervention is a kind of ...) a policy governing international relations

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