Definitions for: Intercede

[v] act between parties with a view to reconciling differences; "He interceded in the family dispute";"He mediated a settlement"

Webster (1913) Definition: In`ter*cede", v. i. [imp. & p. p. Interceded; p.
pr. & vb. n. Interceding.] [L. intercedere, intercessum;
inter between + cedere to pass: cf. F. interc['e]der. See
1. To pass between; to intervene. [Obs.]

He supposed that a vast period interceded between
that origination and the age wherein he lived. --Sir
M. Hale.

2. To act between parties with a view to reconcile
differences; to make intercession; to beg or plead in
behalf of another; to mediate; -- usually followed by with
and for; as, I will intercede with him for you.

I to the lords will intercede, not doubting Their
favorable ear. --Milton.

Syn: To mediate; arbitrate. See Interpose.

In`ter*cede", v. t.
To be, to come, or to pass, between; to separate. [Obs.]
--Sir I. Newton.

Synonyms: arbitrate, intermediate, liaise, mediate

See Also: negociate, negotiate, talk terms

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