Intercessory In`ter*ces"so*ry, a. [LL. intercessorius.] Pertaining to, of the nature of, or characterized by, intercession; interceding; as, intercessory prayer. [1913 Webster]

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  • intercessory — /in teuhr ses euh ree/, adj. having the function of interceding: an intercessory prayer. [1570 80; < ML intercessorius, equiv. to L interced (see INTERCESSION) + torius TORY1, with dt > ss] * * * …   Universalium

  • intercessory — /ɪntəˈsɛsəri/ (say intuh sesuhree) adjective making intercession: the Lord s Prayer has an intercessory petition …   Australian English dictionary

  • intercessory — intercession ► NOUN 1) the action of interceding. 2) the saying a prayer on behalf of another person. DERIVATIVES intercessor noun intercessory adjective. ORIGIN Latin, from intercedere intervene …   English terms dictionary

  • intercessory — |intə(r)|ses(ə)rē, ri adjective Etymology: Medieval Latin intercessorius, from Latin intercessus (past participle of intercedere to intercede) + orius ory more at intercede : relating to or marked by intercession intercessory prayer …   Useful english dictionary

  • intercessory — adjective see intercession …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • intercessory — adjective Of or pertaining to intercession …   Wiktionary

  • intercessory — in·ter ces·so·ry || ‚ɪntÉ™(r) sesÉ™rɪ adj. serving to intercede, intervening on behalf of another; of mediation …   English contemporary dictionary

  • intercessory — in·ter·ces·so·ry …   English syllables

  • intercessory work of the Holy Spirit —  Заступническая деятельность Святого Духа …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • Christ intercessory work of —  Христа заступническая деятельность …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

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