Intercede vs Intercessor - What's the difference?

intercede | intercessor |


As a verb intercede

is to plead on someone else's behalf.

As a noun intercessor is

a person who intercedes; a mediator.

intercede

English

Verb

(interced)
  • To plead on someone else's behalf.
  • To act as a mediator in a dispute; to arbitrate or mediate.
  • * Milton
  • I to the lords will intercede , not doubting their favourable ear.
  • To pass between; to intervene.
  • * Sir M. Hale
  • He supposed that a vast period interceded between that origination and the age wherein he lived.

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    intercessor

    English

    Alternative forms

    * intercessour (obsolete)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A person who intercedes; a mediator
  • Derived terms

    * intercessory

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