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INTERCESSION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does intercession mean? 

INTERCESSION (noun)
  The noun INTERCESSION has 2 senses:

1. a prayer to God on behalf of another person
2. the act of intervening (as to mediate a dispute)

  Familiarity information: INTERCESSION used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


INTERCESSION (noun)


Sense 1intercession [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A prayer to God on behalf of another person

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("intercession" is a kind of...):

orison; petition; prayer (reverent petition to a deity)


Sense 2intercession [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of intervening (as to mediate a dispute)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

intervention; intercession

Hypernyms ("intercession" is a kind of...):

engagement; involution; involvement; participation (the act of sharing in the activities of a group)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "intercession"):

intermediation; mediation (the act of intervening for the purpose of bringing about a settlement)


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