Intervene vs Intercede - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between intervene and intercede
is that intervene
is (ambitransitive) to come between, or to be between, persons or things while intercede
is to plead on someone else's behalf.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
(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.