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1. mediate

verb. ['ˈmiːdiːˌeɪt'] act between parties with a view to reconciling differences.

Synonyms

  • negotiate
  • arbitrate
  • intercede
  • liaise
  • negociate
  • intermediate

Antonyms

  • unrelated
  • primary
  • peripheral
  • end

Etymology

  • mediatus (Latin)

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  • emaciate
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Example sentences of the word mediate


1. Verb, base form
Banks can levy a chargeback fee when they must mediate a dispute between a cardholder and a merchant.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Some special-education advocates mediate between the parents and teachers to discuss services that the school will provide.

Quotes containing the word mediate


1. The physician must be able to tell the antecedents, know the present, and foretell the future — must mediate these things, and have two special objects in view with regard to disease, namely, to do good or to do no harm.
- Hippocrates

2. mediate

adjective. ['ˈmiːdiːˌeɪt'] acting through or dependent on an intervening agency.

Synonyms

  • immediateness
  • indirect
  • mediated

Antonyms

  • mediacy
  • fail
  • buy
  • immoderate

Etymology

  • mediatus (Latin)

3. mediate

adjective. ['ˈmiːdiːˌeɪt'] being neither at the beginning nor at the end in a series.

Synonyms

  • middle
  • intermediate

Antonyms

  • indirectness
  • straight
  • direct

Etymology

  • mediatus (Latin)

4. mediate

verb. ['ˈmiːdiːˌeɪt'] occupy an intermediate or middle position or form a connecting link or stage between two others.

Antonyms

  • early

Etymology

  • mediatus (Latin)
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