Intercede vs Intercessory - What's the difference?

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Intercede is a related term of intercessory.


As a verb intercede

is to plead on someone else's behalf.

As an adjective intercessory is

of or pertaining to intercession.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

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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    intercessory

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Of or pertaining to intercession