intercession definition

  • noun:
    • Entreaty and only another, especially a prayer or petition to God in part of another.
    • Mediation in a dispute.
    • The work of intervening or mediating between two parties
    • A prayer to Jesus on behalf of another individual
    • The work of interceding; mediation; interposition between parties at variance, with a view to reconcilation; prayer, petition, or entreaty in favor of, or (less often) against, another or other individuals.
    • The work of interceding; mediation; interposition between functions; solicitation or entreaty in account of, or occasionally against, one or an action.
    • In liturgics, a petition or set of petitions for assorted orders of men and courses in the church, whether residing or departed; a kind of conjoint or shared prayer for or because of the lifestyle, the departed, saints, and angels.
    • the work of intervening (regarding mediate a dispute, etc.)
    • a prayer to Jesus with respect to someone

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