|1.||a conversation with or questioning of a person, usually conducted for television, radio, or a newspaper|
|2.||a formal discussion, esp one in which an employer assesses an applicant for a job|
|3.||to conduct an interview with (someone)|
|4.||(intr) to be interviewed, esp for a job: he interviewed well and was given the position|
|[C16: from Old French entrevue; see |
"The 'interview,' as at present managed, is generally the joint product of some humbug of a hack politician and another humbug of a newspaper reporter." ["The Nation," Jan. 28, 1869]The verb meaning "to have a personal meeting" is from 1548.