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intercede

[ in-ter-seed ]
/ 藢瑟n t蓹r藞sid /
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verb (used without object), in路ter路ced路ed, in路ter路ced路ing.
to act or interpose in behalf of someone in difficulty or trouble, as by pleading or petition: to intercede with the governor for a condemned man.
to attempt to reconcile differences between two people or groups; mediate.
Roman History. (of a tribune or other magistrate) to interpose a veto.
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Origin of intercede

From the Latin word interc膿dere, dating back to 1570鈥80. See inter-, cede

OTHER WORDS FROM intercede

in路ter路ced路er, nounpre路in路ter路cede, verb (used without object), pre路in路ter路ced路ed, pre路in路ter路ced路ing.
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British Dictionary definitions for intercede

intercede
/ (藢瑟nt蓹藞si藧d) /

verb (intr)
(often foll by in) to come between parties or act as mediator or advocateto intercede in the strike
Roman history (of a tribune or other magistrate) to interpose a veto

Derived forms of intercede

interceder, noun

Word Origin for intercede

C16: from Latin interc膿dere to intervene, from inter- + c膿dere to move
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