AskDefine | Define intercede

Dictionary Definition

intercede 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]

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  1. To plea on someone else's behalf.
  2. To act as a mediator in a dispute; to arbitrate or mediate.




Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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
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