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Synonyms of 'meddle'

(verb) 
Definition
to interfere annoyingly
Do scientists have a right to meddle in these matters?
Synonyms
interfere
Stop interfering and leave me alone!
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intervene
The situation calmed down when police intervened.
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intrude
He kept intruding with personal questions.
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pry
We do not want people prying into our affairs.
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butt in
Nobody asked you to butt in.
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interpose
Police had to interpose themselves between the rival groups.
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stick your nose in (informal)
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put your oar in
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intermeddle
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put your two cents in (US, slang)

Additional synonyms

in the sense of butt in
Definition
to intrude, esp. into a conversation
Nobody asked you to butt in.
Synonyms
barge in (informal),
stick your nose in,
put your oar in
in the sense of interpose
Police had to interpose themselves between the rival groups.
Synonyms
in the sense of intervene
Definition
to involve oneself in a situation, esp. to prevent conflict
The situation calmed down when police intervened.
Synonyms
step in (informal),
take a hand (informal)

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