Meaning of INTERRUPT in English

[verb] - to stop (a person) from speaking for a short period by something you say or do, or to stop something from happening for a short periodShe tried to explain what had happened but he interrupted her several times. [T]Her speech received an enthusiastic reception and was interrupted repeatedly by cheers and applause. [T]I'd like to return to what I was saying before I was so rudely interrupted. [T]I wish you'd stop interrupting. [I]I had to interrupt my meal (= stop it for a short period) to answer the phone. [T]We had to interrupt our trip (= stop it) when we heard John's mother was ill. [T]

Cambridge English vocab.      Кембриджский английский словарь.