September 17th, 2019

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Tuesday word: Mediate

Sept. 17, 2019

Mediate (verb, adjective)
me·di·ate [v. mee-dee-eyt; adj. mee-dee-it]


verb (used with object)
1. to settle (disputes, strikes, etc.) as an intermediary between parties; reconcile.
2. to bring about (an agreement, accord, truce, peace, etc.) as an intermediary between parties by compromise, reconciliation, removal of misunderstanding, etc.
3. to effect (a result) or convey (a message, gift, etc.) by or as if by an intermediary.

verb (used without object)
4. to act between parties to effect an agreement, compromise, reconciliation, etc.
5. to occupy an intermediate place or position.

adjective
6. acting through, dependent on, or involving an intermediate agency; not direct or immediate.

RELATED FORMS
me·di·ate·ly, adverb
me·di·ate·ness, noun
re·me·di·ate, verb (used with object), re·me·di·at·ed, re·me·di·at·ing.
self-me·di·at·ing, adjective
un·me·di·at·ed, adjective
un·me·di·at·ing, adjective

Synonyms
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1, 2. arbitrate.
4. intercede, interpose.

Origin: 1375–1425; late Middle English < Late Latin mediatus, past participle of mediare to be in the middle, intercede. See medium, -ate

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