intervention etymology

English word intervention comes from Latin venio ((intransitive) I approach. (intransitive) I come.)

Detailed word origin of intervention

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
venio Latin (lat) (intransitive) I approach. (intransitive) I come.
intervenire Latin (lat)
interventio Latin (lat)
intervention Middle French (frm)
intervention English (eng) (US, legal) A legal motion through which a person or entity who has not been named as a party to a case seeks to have the court order that they be made a party.. (medicine) An action taken or procedure performed; an operation.. An orchestrated attempt to convince somebody with an addiction or other psychological problem to seek professional help and/or change their behavior.. The action of [...]

Words with the same origin as intervention

Descendants of venio
adventure adventurous avenue convenience convenient convent convention conventional coven covenant event inconvenient invent invention inventor prevent souvenir venture