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 throneShak.
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.Dryden.
A goddess who used to interest herself in marriages.Addison.
2. To be concerned with or engaged in; to affect; to concern; to excite; often used impersonally. [Obs.]
Or rather, gracious sir,Ford.
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.Hooker.
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.