interim definition

  • noun:
    • An interval of time between one occasion, process, or duration and another.
    • A transitional or temporary period between other activities.
    • The meantime; time intervening; period between activities, etc.
    • A name given to all of three compromises produced by the emperor Charles V. of Germany in the interests of harmonizing the connecting opinions of Protestants and Catholics.
    • The mean-time; time intervening.
    • A provisional arrangement for the settlement of religious differences when considering Protestants and Roman Catholics in Germany throughout the Reformation epoch, pending an absolute settlement by a church council.
    • some thing done in an interval.
    • enough time between one occasion, process, or duration and another
  • adjective:
    • owned by, providing during, or happening during an intermediate interval period; short-term: an interim contract. See Synonyms at temporary.
    • transitional
    • temporary
    • serving during an intermediate period period
  • others:
    • into the mean whilst; meantime.
    • owned by or connected with an intervening period of time; temporary: as, an interim order.

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