What does intercede mean?

Definitions for intercedeˌɪn tərˈsid

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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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Intercede

    in-tėr-sēd′, v.i. and v.t. to act as peacemaker between two: to plead for one.—adj. Interced′ent.—n. Interced′er. [Fr.,—L. intercedĕre, -cessuminter, between, cedĕre, to go.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of intercede in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of intercede in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Chris Christie:

    I know how important a tool the PATRIOT Act is to help to prevent terrorism to intercede before a terrorist act occurs. I'm not someone who's going to back away at all from the Patriot Act.

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