- 1to speak to someone in order to persuade them to be kind to someone else or to help settle an argument synonym intervene
- 2 They interceded with the authorities on behalf of the detainees.
NAmE//ˌɪntərˈsid//[intransitive]intercede (with somebody) (for/on behalf of somebody)(formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they intercede
he / she / it intercedes
past simple interceded
-ing form interceding
intercessionjump to other results
NAmE//ˌɪntərˈsɛʃn//noun [uncountable] the intercession of a priest