Intervene on behalf of another: I begged him to intercede for Theresa, but he never did a thing
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- It is only when Jupiter intercedes on her behalf that the marriage deteriorates.
- And nobody, not even the Turks, has yet interceded on their behalf.
- Had the Virgin Mary interceded on my behalf as a result of all that fervent prayer?
late 16th century: from French intercéder or Latin intercedere 'intervene', from inter- 'between' + cedere 'go'.
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- Often a third party interceder is the best way of securing some form of romantic relations between two people who are apparently unable to manufacture such unions by themselves.
- Two to four people are selected and meticulously prepared to act as effective interceders.