intercede: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (in"tur-sēd'), [key]
— -ced•ed, -ced•ing.
  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. (of a tribune or other magistrate) to interpose a veto.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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