V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: 1. to say or insert something in a way that interrupts what is being said or discussed; 2. to insert between other elements

Synonyms: inject, insert, interpose, throw in, include, interrupt


Tips: Interject is derived from the Latin interjicere, “to interpose,” literally, “to throw between.” Often used as a polite way of interrupting a discussion--"If I may interject…"

Usage Examples:

If I may interject for a moment, I have one more idea I’d like to discuss before we wrap up this meeting. (interrupt)

If I could interject, I believe there is an easier way to do this. (interrupt, interpose)

She interjected several jokes during her speech. (included, threw in)

I think you should interject your ideas into this discussion. (throw in, inject)

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