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Intercede


INTERCE'DE, verb intransitive [Latin intercedo; inter and cedo; literally, to move or pass between.]

1. To pass between.

He supposes that a vast period interceded between that origination and the age in which he lived.

2. To mediate; to interpose; to make intercession; to act between parties with a view to reconcile those who differ or contend; usually followed by with.

3. To please in favor of one.