Meaning of INTERPOLATE in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ɪntɜ:(r)pəleɪt ]

( interpolates, interpolating, interpolated)

If you interpolate a comment into a conversation or some words into a piece of writing, you put it in as an addition. ( FORMAL )

Williams interpolated much spurious matter...

These odd assertions were interpolated into the manuscript some time after 1400.

= insert

VERB : V n , be V-ed into n

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