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[in-ter-seed] /ˌɪn tərˈsid/

verb (used without object), interceded, interceding.
to act or interpose in behalf of someone in difficulty or trouble, as by pleading or petition:
to intercede with the governor for a condemned man.
to attempt to reconcile differences between two people or groups; mediate.
Roman History. (of a tribune or other magistrate) to interpose a veto.
verb (intransitive)
(often foll by in) to come between parties or act as mediator or advocate: to intercede in the strike
(Roman history) (of a tribune or other magistrate) to interpose a veto

1570s, a back-formation from intercession, or else from Latin intercedere “intervene, come between, be between,” from inter- “between” (see inter-) + cedere “go” (see cede). Related: Interceded; interceding.


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