Definitions for intermediateˌɪn tərˈmi diˌeɪt
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
in•ter•me•di•ateˌɪn tərˈmi di ɪt(adj.)
being, situated, or acting between two points, stages, things, persons, etc.:
the intermediate steps in a procedure.
of or pertaining to an intermediate school.
(of an automobile) mid-size.
(n.)a person who acts between others; intermediary; mediator.
something intermediate, as a form or class.
a substance formed during a chemical reaction but before the end product is formed:
a dye intermediate.
Origin of intermediate:
1615–25; < ML intermediātus < LL intermedi(um) intervening place =inter-inter-+mediusmiddle
in•ter•me•di•ateˌɪn tərˈmi diˌeɪt(v.i.)-at•ed, -at•ing.
to act as an intermediary; intervene; mediate.
Origin of intermediate:
1600–10; < ML intermediātus, ptp. of intermediāre. See inter -, mediate
in`ter•me′di•a•to`ry-əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i(adj.)
a substance formed during a chemical process before the desired product is obtained
lying between two extremes in time or space or state
"going from sitting to standing without intermediate pushes with the hands"; "intermediate stages in a process"; "intermediate stops on the route"; "an intermediate range plane"
average, intermediate, medium(verb)
around the middle of a scale of evaluation
"an orange of average size"; "intermediate capacity"; "medium bombers"
intercede, mediate, intermediate, liaise, arbitrate(verb)
act between parties with a view to reconciling differences
"He interceded in the family dispute"; "He mediated a settlement"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
intermediate(adjective)ˌɪn tərˈmi diˌeɪt
between two things or states
an intermediate step in the process
intermediateˌɪn tərˈmi diˌeɪt
between the lowest and highest level of learning, or for people at this level
an intermediate level test; intermediate skiers
Anything in an intermediate position.
Any substance formed as part of a series of chemical reactions that is not the end-product.
to mediate, to be an intermediate
to arrange, in the manner of a broker
Central banks need to regulate the entities that intermediate monetary transactions.
Being between two extremes, or in the middle of a range.
Origin: From intermediatus, past participle of intermediare, from inter + mediare; also intermedius
lying or being in the middle place or degree, or between two extremes; coming or done between; intervening; interposed; interjacent; as, an intermediate space or time; intermediate colors
to come between; to intervene; to interpose
The intermediate user level indicates that a topic is intended for users who have moved beyond basic concepts and functionality but have not yet reached the advanced level.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'intermediate' in Adjectives Frequency: #865
Translations for intermediate
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
in the middle; placed between two things, stages etc
An intermediate English course is more advanced than a beginners' course, but not as difficult as an advanced course.
- intermediárioPortuguese (BR)
- střední; středně pokročilýCzech
- mellemliggende; mellemniveau; mellem-Danish
- srednji, prijelazniCroatian
- tussenliggend, midden-Dutch
- mellom-, mellomliggendeNorwegian
- mediu, intermediarRomanian
- stredne pokročilýSlovak
- mellan-, fortsättnings-Swedish
- 中間的Chinese (Trad.)
- проміжний, перехіднийUkrainian
- trung gian; trung cấpVietnamese
- 中间的Chinese (Simp.)
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