- 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.
Origin of intercede
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Related Words for intercederarbitrator, attorney, broker, dealer, delegate, deputy, emissary, entrepreneur, envoy, factor, intercessor, intermediary, intermediate, intermediator, liaison, mediator, medium, messenger, middleman, negotiator
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Historical Examples of interceder
Shakespeare, with ever a keen eye for great men, makes the earl the interceder for Prince Arthur.Old and New London
He was therefore one of the many developed forms of Tammuz--a solar, corn, and military deity, and an interceder for mankind.Myths of Babylonia and Assyria
Donald A. Mackenzie
- (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