Intervened vs Intercede - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between intervened and intercede
is that intervened
) while intercede
(ambitransitive) To come between, or to be between, persons or things.
* De Quincey
- The Mediterranean intervenes between Europe and Africa.
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.
- self-sown woodlands of birch, alder, etc., intervening the different estates
To plead on someone else's behalf.
To act as a mediator in a dispute; to arbitrate or mediate.
To pass between; to intervene.
* Sir M. Hale
- I to the lords will intercede , not doubting their favourable ear.
- He supposed that a vast period interceded between that origination and the age wherein he lived.