intercede for (someone or something)(redirected from intercede for something)
intercede for (someone or something)
To intervene in favor or on behalf of someone or something. The United Nations has finally decided to intercede for that nation, in the hopes of preventing an all-out war. It always fell to me to intercede on my younger brother's behalf when he would butt heads with my father about some issue or other.
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