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  • intercede — v. (D; intr.) to intercede for; with (to intercede with the authorities for smb.) * * * [ˌɪntə siːd] with (to intercede with the authorities for smb.) (D; intr.) to intercede for …   Combinatory dictionary

  • intercede — [[t]ɪ̱ntə(r)si͟ːd[/t]] intercedes, interceding, interceded VERB If you intercede with someone, you try to persuade them to forgive someone or end their disagreement with them. [FORMAL] [V with n] They asked my father to intercede with the king on …   English dictionary

  • Intercede — In ter*cede , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Interceded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Interceding}.] [L. intercedere, intercessum; inter between + cedere to pass: cf. F. interc[ e]der. See {Cede}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To pass between; to intervene. [Obs.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intercede — [in΄tər sēd′] vi. interceded, interceding [L intercedere < inter , between + cedere, to go: see CEDE] 1. to plead or make a request in behalf of another or others [to intercede with the authorities for the prisoner] 2. to intervene for the… …   English World dictionary

  • intercede — I verb act as agent, act as go between, act as mediator, arbitrate, bring into harmony, bring to an understanding, bring to terms, bring together, compose differences, conciliate, deprecari, interfere, intermeddle, intermediate, interpose,… …   Law dictionary

  • intercede — interceder, n. /in teuhr seed /, v.i., interceded, interceding. 1. 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. 2. to attempt to reconcile… …   Universalium

  • intercede — /ɪntəˈsid / (say intuh seed) verb (i) (interceded, interceding) to interpose on behalf of one in difficulty or trouble, as by pleading or petition: to intercede with the governor for a condemned man. {Latin intercēdere intervene} –interceder,… …  

  • intercede — v 1. mediate, negotiate, intermediate, arbitrate, moderate; interpose, step in, intervene; reconcile, propitiate, appease, make peace, pacify, meet halfway; act for, represent, involve with, act in one s behalf, use one s good offices; umpire,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • intercede — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. i. mediate, arbitrate; intervene, interpose. See compromise. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. intervene, arbitrate, mediate; see arbitrate , negotiate 1 , reconcile 2 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) v.… …   English dictionary for students

  • intercede — v.intr. (usu. foll. by with) interpose or intervene on behalf of another; plead (they interceded with the king for his life). Derivatives: interceder n. Etymology: F interceacuteder or L intercedere intercess intervene (as INTER , cedere go) …   Useful english dictionary

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