intercession

  • 1 intercession — Intercession …

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  • 2 intercession — [ ɛ̃tɛrsesjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1223; lat. intercessio ♦ Relig. ou littér. Action d intercéder. ⇒ entremise, intervention. L intercession de la Sainte Vierge. Intercession auprès de qqn. ⊗ HOM. Intersession. ● intercession nom féminin (latin intercessio …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 3 Intercession — • To go or come between two parties, to plead before one of them on behalf of the other Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Intercession     Intercession (Mediation)      …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 4 intercession — Intercession. s. f. v. Action, priere par laquelle on intercede. Puissante, foible intercession. l intercession des Saints, demander quelque chose à Dieu par l intercession de la sainte Vierge, &c. j ay employé l intercession d un tel …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 5 Intercession — In ter*ces sion, n. [L. intercessio an intervention, a becoming surety: cf. F. intercession. See {Intercede}.] The act of interceding; mediation; interposition between parties at variance, with a view to reconcilation; prayer, petition, or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Intercession — (v. lat.), 1) das Dazwischentreten, Vermittelung; 2) Intercessio Christi, Fürbitte Jesu für die Seinen bei Gott; sie ist ein Theil seines hohen priesterlichen Amtes, s. Christus II. B) a) aa) β). I. sanctorum, Fürbitte der Heiligen; 3) die… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 7 intercession — I noun arbitrage, arbitration, conciliation, deprecatio, diplomacy, instrumentality, interference, interjection, intermeddling, intermediation, interposition, intervention, mediation, negotiation, peacemaking, reconcilement, reconciliation,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 8 intercession — early 15c., act of interceding, from L. intercessionem (nom. intercessio) a going between, noun of action from pp. stem of intercedere (see INTERCEDE (Cf. intercede)). The modern sense was not in classical Latin …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9 intercession — ► NOUN 1) the action of interceding. 2) the saying a prayer on behalf of another person. DERIVATIVES intercessor noun intercessory adjective. ORIGIN Latin, from intercedere intervene …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 intercession — [in΄tər sesh′ən] n. [L intercessio < intercessus, pp. of intercedere] the act of interceding; mediation, pleading, or prayer in behalf of another or others intercessional adj …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 Intercession — Distinguish from inter session , i.e. between sessions. Intercession, in both Christianity and Islam, is a prayer to God on behalf of another person. The nature of intercession in Judaism is disputed. Christianity In Christian practice,… …

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  • 12 Intercession — Une intercession, à ne pas confondre avec une intersession, est une démarche en faveur de quelqu un. Les synonymes possibles sont intervenir, agir en faveur de quelqu un. Dans la tradition catholique, la prière d intercession consiste en une… …

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  • 13 INTERCESSION — s. f. Prière, action d intercéder. Puissante, faible intercession. L intercession des saints. Demander quelque chose à Dieu par l intercession de la sainte Vierge, etc. J ai employé l intercession d un tel …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 14 INTERCESSION — n. f. Action d’intercéder. Puissante intercession. L’intercession des saints. Demander quelque chose à Dieu par l’intercession de la Sainte Vierge. J’ai employé l’intercession d’un tel …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 15 intercession — (in tèr sè sion ; en vers, de cinq syllabes) s. f. Action d intercéder. Puissante, faible intercession. •   Ce qu il y avait à craindre pour les ignorants, c était qu ils ne fissent l invocation des saints trop semblable à celle de Dieu, et leur… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 16 intercession — Prayer [[➝ prayer]] on behalf of another person or group of people; it has a long history in the Bible, from Abraham pleading for Sodom (Gen. 18:22–33), Moses on behalf of the enslaved Israelites (Exod. 5:22–3), the prophets (Amos 7:1–6), and… …

    Dictionary of the Bible

  • 17 intercession — [[t]ɪ̱ntə(r)se̱ʃ(ə)n[/t]] intercessions N VAR Intercession is the act of interceding with someone. [FORMAL] There was always the possibility that his intercession could be of help to the tribe... Many claimed to have been cured as a result of the …

    English dictionary

  • 18 intercession — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French or Latin; Middle French, from Latin intercession , intercessio, from intercedere Date: 15th century 1. the act of interceding 2. prayer, petition, or entreaty in favor of another • intercessional …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 19 intercession — intercessional, adj. /in teuhr sesh euhn/, n. 1. an act or instance of interceding. 2. an interposing or pleading on behalf of another person. 3. a prayer to God on behalf of another. 4. Rom. Hist. the interposing of a veto, as by a tribune.… …

    Universalium

  • 20 Intercession — A type of prayer or a petition on behalf of others. Such prayer, implicit or explicit, forms part of almost all Christian worship, particularly all the traditional forms of the Liturgy of the Eucharist. Intercession may be made 1. in words of… …

    Dictionary of church terms