inter-, intero-

(Latin: between; among, mutually, together; on the inside, internal)

Although abstracted from the many compounds in which it entered English, the form inter- was not generally considered a living prefix in English until the 1400s.

During the later period of Middle English many words borrowed in the Old and Middle French forms entre-, enter- began to be consciously respelled with Latin inter-; although vestiges of the older French borrowings are found in entertain and enterprise.

The living prefix inter- is now freely added to almost any element in English to create such formations with the meaning of "between" and "among". The words formed by intra- are closely related to this inter- prefix; in fact, they both apparently came from the same Latin source.

—Based on information from Barnhart Dictionary of Etymology
The lapse, flow, or interval of time between two events.
interlard (verb), interlards; interlarded; interlarding
To intersperse, to scatter, or to mix and to embellish a speech or writing with something different from or that which is irrelevant to a subject or material: Some advertisements are interlarded with jokes which attract readers more than the advertisements themselves!

Trisha was interlarding her political speech with her personal feelings about how women have been unjustly deprived of equal rights in businesses.

Trina always interlards her conversations with sarcasms.

Including or interspersing irrelevant material in a speech or writing.
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interlibrary loan
A system by which libraries and library users can borrow books from other libraries.
Between or relating to two languages; interlinguality.
Someone who is versed in or an adherent of an interlanguage or interlanguages.
The study of the relationships of two or more languages for the purpose of devising an interlanguage.
A discussion or conversation involving two or more people; a conversation.
1. A participant in a discussion or conversation.
2. Someone who takes part in a conversation, often formally or officially.
3. The man in the middle of the line of performers in a minstrel troupe, who acts as the announcer and banters (lighthearted teasing or amusing remarks) with the end men.
1. A statement issued provisionally during a lawsuit; such as, an interlocutory decree.
2. Pronounced or decided during the course of an action, or suit, and merely temporary or provisional in nature.
3. Involving or characteristic of a conversation or a discussion.

Related "together" units: com-; greg-; struct-.

Cross references of word families related directly, or indirectly, to: "internal organs, entrails, inside": ent-; enter-; fistul-; incret-; intra-; splanchn-; viscer-.