Interceding
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 Webster]

He supposed that a vast period interceded between that origination and the age wherein he lived. --Sir M. Hale. [1913 Webster]

2. 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 or on behalf of; as, I will intercede with him for you. [1913 Webster]

I to the lords will intercede, not doubting Their favorable ear. --Milton.

Syn: To mediate; arbitrate. See {Interpose}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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