intercessory

[ in-ter-ses-uh-ree ]
/ ˌɪn tərˈsɛs ə ri /

adjective

having the function of interceding: an intercessory prayer.

QUIZZES

HEED THE VOX POPULI, AND TAKE THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!

Test your memory on these verbal firecrackers from the week of June 29 to July 5!
Question 1 of 7
anchorite

Origin of intercessory

1570–80; < Medieval Latin intercessōrius, equivalent to Latin interced- (see intercession) + -tōrius -tory1, with dt > ss
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for intercessory