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From 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
1. To pass between; to intervene. [Obs.]
He supposed that a vast period interceded between
that origination and the age wherein he lived. --Sir
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
I to the lords will intercede, not doubting
Their favorable ear. --Milton.
Syn: To mediate; arbitrate. See Interpose.
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