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INTERVIEW

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does interview mean? 

INTERVIEW (noun)
  The noun INTERVIEW has 2 senses:

1. the questioning of a person (or a conversation in which information is elicited); often conducted by journalists
2. a conference (usually with someone important)

  Familiarity information: INTERVIEW used as a noun is rare.


INTERVIEW (verb)
  The verb INTERVIEW has 3 senses:

1. conduct an interview in television, newspaper, and radio reporting
2. discuss formally with (somebody) for the purpose of an evaluation
3. go for an interview in the hope of being hired

  Familiarity information: INTERVIEW used as a verb is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


INTERVIEW (noun)


Sense 1interview [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The questioning of a person (or a conversation in which information is elicited); often conducted by journalists

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Context example:

my interviews with teenagers revealed a weakening of religious bonds

Hypernyms ("interview" is a kind of...):

examination; interrogation; interrogatory (formal systematic questioning)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "interview"):

employment interview; job interview (an interview to determine whether an applicant is suitable for a position of employment)

telephone interview (an interview conducted over the telephone)


Sense 2interview [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A conference (usually with someone important)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

consultation; interview; audience

Context examples:

he had a consultation with the judge / he requested an audience with the king

Hypernyms ("interview" is a kind of...):

conference; group discussion (a discussion among participants who have an agreed (serious) topic)


INTERVIEW (verb)


Sense 1interview [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Conduct an interview in television, newspaper, and radio reporting

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

interview; question

Hypernyms (to "interview" is one way to...):

converse; discourse (carry on a conversation)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s somebody

Sentence example:

Sam cannot interview Sue


Sense 2interview [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Discuss formally with (somebody) for the purpose of an evaluation

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Context example:

We interviewed the job candidates

Hypernyms (to "interview" is one way to...):

converse; discourse (carry on a conversation)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s somebody

Sentence example:

Sam cannot interview Sue


Sense 3interview [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Go for an interview in the hope of being hired

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Context example:

The job candidate interviewed everywhere

Hypernyms (to "interview" is one way to...):

converse; discourse (carry on a conversation)

"Interview" entails doing...:

apply (ask (for something))

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s PP

Sentence example:

Sam and Sue interview


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