HyperDic: mediate

English > 4 senses of the word mediate:
VERBcommunicationmediate, intercede, intermediate, liaise, arbitrateact between parties with a view to reconciling differences
stativemediateoccupy an intermediate or middle position or form a connecting link or stage between two others
ADJECTIVEallmediateacting through or dependent on an intervening agency
allmediate, in-between, middlebeing neither at the beginning nor at the end in a series
mediate > pronunciation
Soundsmiy'diyey.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > mediate: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningActing through or dependent on an intervening agency.
Example"the disease spread by mediate as well as direct contact"
Attribute ofimmediacy, immediatenesslack of an intervening or mediating agency
NarrowerindirectHaving intervening factors or persons or influences
mediatedActing or brought about through an intervening agency
OppositeimmediateHaving no intervening medium
Nounsmediatenessthe quality of being mediate
English > mediate: 4 senses > adjective 2
MeaningNeither at the beginning nor at the end in a series.
Example "in a mediate position"
Synonymsin-between, middle
Broaderintermediatelying between two extremes / extremes in time or space or state
Spanishintermedio, medio
English > mediate: 4 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningAct between parties with a view to reconciling differences.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
ModelSam and Sue mediate
Example "He mediated a settlement"
Synonymsintercede, intermediate, liaise, arbitrate
Broadernegociate, negotiate, talk termsdiscuss the terms of an arrangement
Spanisharbitrar, interceder, intermediar, mediar
Catalanarbitrar, intercedir, mitjançar
Nounsmediationthe act of intervening for the purpose of bringing about a settlement
mediationa negotiation to resolve differences that is conducted by some impartial party / party
mediatora negotiator who acts as a link between parties / parties / parties
English > mediate: 4 senses > verb 2, stative
MeaningOccupy an intermediate or middle position or form a connecting link or stage between two others.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"mediate between the old and the new"
BroaderlieBe located or situated somewhere

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