Definitions for mediate

Definitions for (verb) mediate

Main entry: arbitrate, intercede, intermediate, mediate, liaise

Definition: act between parties with a view to reconciling differences

Usage: He interceded in the family dispute; He mediated a settlement

Main entry: mediate

Definition: occupy an intermediate or middle position or form a connecting link or stage between two others

Usage: mediate between the old and the new

Definitions for (adj) mediate

Main entry: mediate

Definition: acting through or dependent on an intervening agency

Usage: the disease spread by mediate as well as direct contact

Main entry: in-between, mediate, middle

Definition: being neither at the beginning nor at the end in a series

Usage: adolescence is an awkward in-between age; in a mediate position; the middle point on a line

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