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VERB (1)

1. act between parties with a view to reconciling differences;
- Example: "He interceded in the family dispute"
- Example: "He mediated a settlement"
[syn: intercede, mediate, intermediate, liaise, arbitrate]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Intercede \In`ter*cede"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Interceded; p. pr. & vb. n. Interceding.] [L. intercedere, intercessum; inter between + cedere to pass: cf. F. interc['e]der. See Cede.] [1913 Webster] 1. To pass between; to intervene. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] He supposed that a vast period interceded between that origination and the age wherein he lived. --Sir M. Hale. [1913 Webster] 2. To act between parties with a view to reconcile differences; to make intercession; to beg or plead in behalf of another; to mediate; -- usually followed by with and for or on behalf of; as, I will intercede with him for you. [1913 Webster] I to the lords will intercede, not doubting Their favorable ear. --Milton. Syn: To mediate; arbitrate. See Interpose. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Intercede \In`ter*cede"\, v. t. To be, to come, or to pass, between; to separate. [Obs.] --Sir I. Newton. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

intercede v 1: act between parties with a view to reconciling differences; "He interceded in the family dispute"; "He mediated a settlement" [syn: intercede, mediate, intermediate, liaise, arbitrate]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

19 Moby Thesaurus words for "intercede": act between, arbitrate, bargain, go between, interfere, intermediate, interpose, intervene, judge, make terms, mediate, meet halfway, moderate, negotiate, referee, represent, step in, treat with, umpire