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in·ter·ces·sion

 (ĭn′tər-sĕsh′ən)
n.
1. Entreaty in favor of another, especially a prayer or petition to God in behalf of another.
2. Mediation in a dispute.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin intercessiō, intercessiōn-, intervention, from intercessus, past participle of intercēdere, to intervene; see intercede.]

in′ter·ces′sion·al adj.

intercession

(ˌɪntəˈsɛʃən)
n
1. the act or an instance of interceding
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) the act of interceding or offering petitionary prayer to God on behalf of others
3. (Ecclesiastical Terms) such petitionary prayer
4. (Historical Terms) Roman history the interposing of a veto by a tribune or other magistrate
[C16: from Latin intercessio; see intercede]
ˌinterˈcessional, ˌinterˈcessory adj
ˌinterˈcessor n
ˌintercesˈsorial adj

in•ter•ces•sion

(ˌɪn tərˈsɛʃ ən)

n.
1. an act or instance of interceding.
2. an interposing or pleading on behalf of another person.
3. a prayer to God on behalf of another.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Latin intercessiō=intercēd(ere) to intercede + -tiō -tion]
in`ter•ces′sion•al, adj.
in`ter•ces′so•ry, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.intercession - a prayer to God on behalf of another personintercession - a prayer to God on behalf of another person
orison, petition, prayer - reverent petition to a deity
2.intercession - the act of intervening (as to mediate a dispute, etc.); "it occurs without human intervention"
involvement, participation, involution, engagement - the act of sharing in the activities of a group; "the teacher tried to increase his students' engagement in class activities"
intermediation, mediation - the act of intervening for the purpose of bringing about a settlement

intercession

noun pleading, prayer, intervention, plea, mediation, advocacy, solicitation, entreaty, good offices, supplication Many claimed to have been cured as a result of her intercessions.
Translations
وِساطَه، شَفاعَه
přímluva
forbøn
közbenjárás
meîalganga
intervencia
aracılık etmeşefaat

intercession

[ˌɪntəˈseʃən] Nintercesión f, mediación f

intercession

[ˌɪntərˈsɛʃən] nintercession f

intercession

nFürsprache f; (in argument) → Vermittlung f

intercession

[ˌɪntəˈsɛʃn] nintercessione f

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 ?
I conjure thee, by what thou owest to thy most loyal goodness, that thou wilt become my kind intercessor with thy master, that he speedily give aid to this most humble and most unfortunate countess."
He ask'd, but all the Heav'nly Quire stood mute, And silence was in Heav'n: on mans behalf Patron or Intercessor none appeerd, Much less that durst upon his own head draw The deadly forfeiture, and ransom set.
At last, with much difficulty, he gave his consent; and as he was not therefore admitted to transportation in court, and on his petition, as I was, so he found himself under a difficulty to avoid embarking himself as I had said he might have done; his great friend, who was his intercessor for the favour of that grant, having given security for him that he should transport himself, and not return within the term.
Intercessors who don't give up usually receive the reward-to see the very thing they have been praying for come to pass.'
The saints, then, are not to be regarded primarily as miracle-workers, intercessors and benefactors, although some function in that way.
Evangelical and Protestant organizations that joined PMTL are Philippine Council of Evangelical Churches (PCEC), National Council of Churches in the Philippines (NCCP), United Churches' Council of the Philippines (UCCP), Philippine Jesus Movement (PJM), Bible Mode, Christian Bishops and Ministers Association of the Philippines (CBMAP), Christian Patriots, Capitol Christian Leadership (CCL), Nameless Faceless Selfless (NFS) Ministry, Intercessors for the Philippines (IFP) and United Methodist Church (UMC).
They were joined by members of Movement and Alliance to Resist China's Aggression (Marcha) composed of groups like Jesus Is Lord Church, Intercessors of the Philippines, Christian Men's Ministry of the Philippines and Knights of Columbus.
Add to all these the throng of unknown intercessors who helped us and the sum is far beyond tabulation.
According to Cana, the Intercessors for the Philippines, a network of 22,000 churches, of which he is a member, also shares that stand.
Thirty-five prayer ministers and 450 intercessors also play critical roles.
At the center, she reconnected with aspects of her childhood faith, such as devotion to Our Lady of Guadalupe, and the understanding that ancestors can be intercessors. She studied Spanish, Mesoamerican civilization's relationship to corn and the theologies of mestizaje: the mixture of Spanish and Indian blood that created the Mexican.
"Glory Warfare--How the presence of God Empowers You to Destroy the Works of Darkness" is written for all fervent intercessors: seasoned prayer warriors, a new generation of prayer warriors, and for all those future generations of warriors yet to come.