intercede


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in·ter·cede

 (ĭn′tər-sēd′)
intr.v. in·ter·ced·ed, in·ter·ced·ing, in·ter·cedes
1. To plead on another's behalf.
2. To act as mediator in a dispute.

[Latin intercēdere, to intervene : inter-, inter- + cēdere, to go; see ked- in Indo-European roots.]

in′ter·ced′er n.

intercede

(ˌɪntəˈsiːd)
vb (intr)
1. (often foll by in) to come between parties or act as mediator or advocate: to intercede in the strike.
2. (Historical Terms) Roman history (of a tribune or other magistrate) to interpose a veto
[C16: from Latin intercēdere to intervene, from inter- + cēdere to move]
ˌinterˈceder n

in•ter•cede

(ˌɪn tərˈsid)

v.i. -ced•ed, -ced•ing.
1. to interpose in behalf of someone, as by pleading or petition.
2. to attempt to reconcile differences between two people or groups; mediate.
[1570–80; < Latin intercēdere. See inter-, cede]
in`ter•ced′er, n.

intercede


Past participle: interceded
Gerund: interceding

Imperative
intercede
intercede
Present
I intercede
you intercede
he/she/it intercedes
we intercede
you intercede
they intercede
Preterite
I interceded
you interceded
he/she/it interceded
we interceded
you interceded
they interceded
Present Continuous
I am interceding
you are interceding
he/she/it is interceding
we are interceding
you are interceding
they are interceding
Present Perfect
I have interceded
you have interceded
he/she/it has interceded
we have interceded
you have interceded
they have interceded
Past Continuous
I was interceding
you were interceding
he/she/it was interceding
we were interceding
you were interceding
they were interceding
Past Perfect
I had interceded
you had interceded
he/she/it had interceded
we had interceded
you had interceded
they had interceded
Future
I will intercede
you will intercede
he/she/it will intercede
we will intercede
you will intercede
they will intercede
Future Perfect
I will have interceded
you will have interceded
he/she/it will have interceded
we will have interceded
you will have interceded
they will have interceded
Future Continuous
I will be interceding
you will be interceding
he/she/it will be interceding
we will be interceding
you will be interceding
they will be interceding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been interceding
you have been interceding
he/she/it has been interceding
we have been interceding
you have been interceding
they have been interceding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been interceding
you will have been interceding
he/she/it will have been interceding
we will have been interceding
you will have been interceding
they will have been interceding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been interceding
you had been interceding
he/she/it had been interceding
we had been interceding
you had been interceding
they had been interceding
Conditional
I would intercede
you would intercede
he/she/it would intercede
we would intercede
you would intercede
they would intercede
Past Conditional
I would have interceded
you would have interceded
he/she/it would have interceded
we would have interceded
you would have interceded
they would have interceded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.intercede - act between parties with a view to reconciling differencesintercede - act between parties with a view to reconciling differences; "He interceded in the family dispute"; "He mediated a settlement"
negotiate, talk terms, negociate - discuss the terms of an arrangement; "They negotiated the sale of the house"

intercede

verb mediate, speak, plead, intervene, arbitrate, advocate, interpose He had occasionally tried to intercede for me.
Translations
يَتَشَفَّع لشخص على ذَنْبيَتَوَسَّط، يُحاوِل إنهاء خلاف
intervenovatprosit zazakročit
gå i forbønmægle
közbenjár
beiîast vægîarganga á milli
tarpininkautitarpininkavimasužtarimas
aizbilstaizlūgtaizrunātbūt par starpnieku
intervenovať
aracılık etmekşefaat dilemek

intercede

[ˌɪntəˈsiːd] VIinterceder (for, with por con) to intercede on sb's behalfinterceder por algn

intercede

[ˌɪntərˈsiːd] vi
to intercede with sb → intercéder auprès de qn
to intercede on behalf of sb → intercéder en faveur de qn

intercede

visich einsetzen, sich verwenden (with bei, for, on behalf of für); (in argument) → vermitteln

intercede

[ˌɪntəˈsiːd] vi to intercede with sb/on behalf of sbintercedere presso qn/a favore di qn

intercede

(intəˈsiːd) verb
1. to try to put an end to a fight, argument etc between two people, countries etc. All attempts to intercede between the two nations failed.
2. to try to persuade someone not to do something to someone else. The condemned murderer's family interceded (with the President) on his behalf.
ˌinterˈcession (-ˈseʃən) noun
References in classic literature ?
Nor did it strike me as very strange, after a moment's reflection, that she should intercede thus earnestly for a band headed by her own mother's widower, prime scoundrel of them all though she knew him to be.
She was quite unfit, poor soul, to intercede for me, or to serve my interests in any way.
Eliot promised to intercede for them with the court.
Rostov, without sitting down, began at once, irritably (as if Boris were to blame in some way) telling him about Denisov's affair, asking him whether, through his general, he could and would intercede with the Emperor on Denisov's behalf and get Denisov's petition handed in.
And now, sir, since I have unadvisedly dropped a hint of this matter, and your commands have obliged me to discover the whole, let me intercede with you for him.
When I saw my poor brother led away to imprisonment, I attempted to leap down into the Council Chamber, desiring to intercede on his behalf, or at least bid him farewell.
The chief object of his return appeared to be to intercede for a quantity of dried meat and salmon trout, which he had left behind; on which, probably, he depended for his winter's subsistence.
But La Valliere, too, had observed the king's gloomy aspect and kindling glances; she had remarked this - and as nothing which lay hidden or smoldering in his heart was hidden from the gaze of her affection, she understood that this repressed wrath menaced some one; she prepared to withstand the current of his vengeance, and intercede like an angel of mercy.
I was surprised, and entirely unprepared for this;--but surely you will allow me to intercede for these poor creatures.
This writer appealed to the Sindh Building Control Authority to intercede in the matter but failed to get any response.
Summary: Colombo [Sri Lanka], Dec 28 (ANI): The Sri Lankan Government on Thursday said that it will intercede with courts for the release of 70 Indian fishermen lodged in prison as a gesture of goodwill.
I'm absolutely sure I never called Faeldon or any Customs official to intercede for my son in any of his transactions with BOC (Bureau of Customs),' Lacson wrote on Twitter.