- Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
|part of speech:
||interceded, intercedes, interceding
||to act as a mediator in a dispute or disagreement.
He was hesitant to intercede in a quarrel between two such hostile opponents.The argument would have continued much longer if their mother had not interceded.
- similar words:
||to intervene or speak on behalf of another.
The governor interceded with the prison warden on behalf of the woman's son.
||decide, intervene, umpire