a) To plea on someone elses behalf.
b) To act as a mediator in a dispute; to arbitrate or mediate.

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  • intercede — INTERCÉDE, intercéd, vb. III. intranz. (Rar) A interveni, a stărui pe lângă cineva în favoarea cuiva. [var.: intercedá vb. I] – Din fr. intercéder. Trimis de valeriu, 05.08.2006. Sursa: DEX 98  intercéde vb., ind. pre …   Dicționar Român

  • 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 — In ter*cede , v. t. To be, to come, or to pass, between; to separate. [Obs.] Sir I. Newton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 — (v.) 1570s, a back formation from INTERCESSION (Cf. intercession), or else from L. intercedere intervene, come between, be between, from inter between (see INTER (Cf. inter )) + cedere go (see CEDE (Cf. cede)). Related: Interceded …   Etymology dictionary

  • intercede — mediate, intervene, interpose, interfere Analogous words: plead, petition, sue, pray (see under PRAYER) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • intercede — [v] mediate advocate, arbitrate, barge in, butt in*, intermediate, interpose, intervene, intrude, mix in, monkey with*, negotiate, plead, reconcile, speak, step in; concepts 56,110 …   New thesaurus

  • intercede — ► VERB ▪ intervene on behalf of another. ORIGIN Latin intercedere, from cedere to go …   English terms dictionary

  • 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

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