Definitions for intercedeˌɪn tərˈsid

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

in•ter•cedeˌɪn tərˈsid(v.i.)-ced•ed, -ced•ing.

  1. to interpose in behalf of someone, as by pleading or petition.

  2. to attempt to reconcile differences between two people or groups; mediate.

Origin of intercede:

1570–80; < L intercēdere. See inter -, cede


Princeton's WordNet

  1. intercede, mediate, intermediate, liaise, arbitrate(verb)

    act between parties with a view to reconciling differences

    "He interceded in the family dispute"; "He mediated a settlement"


  1. intercede(Verb)

    To plea on someone else's behalf.

  2. intercede(Verb)

    To act as a mediator in a dispute; to arbitrate or mediate.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Intercede(verb)

    to pass between; to intervene

  2. Intercede(verb)

    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

  3. Intercede(verb)

    to be, to come, or to pass, between; to separate

Translations for intercede

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


to try to put an end to a fight, argument etc between two people, countries etc

All attempts to intercede between the two nations failed.

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