Definition of intercede verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    intercede

     verb
    verb
    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
     
     
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  1. 1to speak to someone in order to persuade them to be kind to someone else or to help settle an argument synonym intervene
  2. 2 They interceded with the authorities on behalf of the detainees.
intercession
 
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NAmE//ˌɪntərˈsɛʃn//
 
noun [uncountable] the intercession of a priest
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