intercede
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ɪntə(ɹ)ˈsiːd/
Verb

intercede (intercedes, present participle interceding; past and past participle interceded)

  1. (intransitive) To plead on someone else's behalf. attention en
  2. (intransitive) To act as a mediator in a dispute; to arbitrate or mediate.
    • 1671, John Milton, “Samson Agonistes, […]”, in Paradise Regain’d. A Poem. In IV Books. To which is Added, Samson Agonistes, London: Printed by J. M[acock] for John Starkey […], OCLC 228732398 ↗, page 57 ↗:
      I to the Lords will intercede, not doubting / Thir favourable ear,
  3. To pass between; to intervene.
    • He supposed that a vast period interceded between that origination and the age wherein he lived.
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