Interdiction to Interjoin

(In`ter*dic"tion) n. [L. interdictio: cf. F. interdiction.] The act of interdicting; prohibition; prohibiting decree; curse; interdict.

The truest issue of thy throne
By his own interdiction stands accurst.

(In`ter*dict"ive) a. Having the power to prohibit; as, an interdictive sentence. Milton.

(In`ter*dict"o*ry) a. [L. interdictorius.] Belonging to an interdiction; prohibitory.

(In`ter*dig"i*tal) a. (Anat.) Between the fingers or toes; as, interdigital space.

(In`ter*dig"i*tate) v. t. To interweave. [R.]

(In`ter*dig"i*tate), v. i. [Pref. inter- + L. digitus finger.] To interlock, as the fingers of two hands that are joined; to be interwoven; to commingle. Owen.

(In`ter*dig`i*ta"tion) n. (Anat.) The state of interdigitating; interdigital space. Owen.

(In"ter*dome`) n. (Arch.) The open space between the inner and outer shells of a dome or cupola of masonry.

(In"ter*duce) n. [Cf. F. entre- deux, literally, between two.] (Carp.) An intertie.

(In"ter*e*pim"er*al) a. (Zoöl.) Between the epimeral plates of insects and crustaceans.

(In`ter*e`qui*noc"tial) a. Coming between the equinoxes.

Summer and winter I have called interequinoctial intervals.
F. Balfour.

(In"ter*ess) v. t. [See Interest, v. t.] To interest or affect. [Obs.] Hooker.

(In"ter*esse) n. Interest. [Obs.] Spenser.

(In"ter*est) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Interested ; p. pr. & vb. n. Interesting.] [From interess'd, p. p. of the older form interess, fr. F. intéresser, L. interesse. See Interest, n.]

1. To engage the attention of; to awaken interest in; to excite emotion or passion in, in behalf of a person or thing; as, the subject did not interest him; to interest one in charitable work.

To love our native country . . . to be interested in its concerns is natural to all men.

A goddess who used to interest herself in marriages.

2. To be concerned with or engaged in; to affect; to concern; to excite; — often used impersonally. [Obs.]

Or rather, gracious sir,
Create me to this glory, since my cause
Doth interest this fair quarrel.

3. To cause or permit to share. [Obs.]

The mystical communion of all faithful men is such as maketh every one to be interested in those precious blessings which any one of them receiveth at God's hands.

Syn. — To concern; excite; attract; entertain; engage; occupy; hold.

(In"ter*est), n. [OF. interest, F. intérêt, fr. L. interest it interests, is of interest, fr. interesse to be between, to be difference, to be importance; inter between + esse to be; cf. LL. interesse usury. See Essence.]

  By PanEris using Melati.

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