Intervened vs Intercede - What's the difference?

intervened | intercede |


As verbs the difference between intervened and intercede

is that intervened is (intervene) while intercede is .

intervened

English

Verb

(head)
  • (intervene)
  • Anagrams

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    intervene

    English

    Verb

  • (ambitransitive) To come between, or to be between, persons or things.
  • The Mediterranean intervenes between Europe and Africa.
  • * De Quincey
  • self-sown woodlands of birch, alder, etc., intervening the different estates
  • To occur, fall, or come between, points of time, or events; as, an instant intervened between the flash and the report; nothing intervened (i.e. between the intention and the execution) to prevent the undertaking.
  • To interpose; as, to intervene to settle a quarrel; get involved, so as to alter or hinder an action
  • (legal) In a suit to which one has not been made a party, to put forward a defense of one's interest in the subject matter.
  • (Abbott)

    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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