inter cede

intercede

[in-ter-seed]
verb (used without object), interceded, interceding.
1.
to act or interpose in behalf of someone in difficulty or trouble, as by pleading or petition: to intercede with the governor for a condemned man.
2.
to attempt to reconcile differences between two people or groups; mediate.
3.
Roman History. (of a tribune or other magistrate) to interpose a veto.

Origin:
1570–80; < Latin intercēdere. See inter-, cede

interceder, noun
preintercede, verb (used without object), preinterceded, preinterceding.


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

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intercede
1578, from L. intercedere "intervene, go between," from inter- "between" + cedere "go" (see cede).
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