Simple Definition of intercede
: to try to help settle an argument or disagreement between two or more people or groups : to speak to someone in order to defend or help another person
Examples of intercede
Their argument probably would have become violent if I hadn't interceded.
When the boss accused her of lying, several other employees interceded on her behalf.
Origin of intercede
Latin intercedere, from inter- + cedere to go
First Known Use: 1597
Synonym Discussion of intercede
Rhymes with intercede
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