In·ter·cede v. i. [imp. & p. p. Interceded; p. pr. & vb. n. Interceding.]
1. To pass between; to intervene. [Obs.]
He supposed that a vast period interceded between that origination and the age wherein he lived. --Sir M. Hale.
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.
I to the lords will intercede, not doubting
Their favorable ear. --Milton.
Syn: -- To mediate; arbitrate. See Interpose.
In·ter·cede, v. t. To be, to come, or to pass, between; to separate. [Obs.]
v : act between parties with a view to reconciling differences;
"He interceded in the family dispute"; "He mediated a
settlement" [syn: mediate, intermediate, liaise, arbitrate]