Definitions for intermediateˌɪn tərˈmi diˌeɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. intermediate(adj)

    a substance formed during a chemical process before the desired product is obtained

  2. intermediate(adj)

    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"

  3. average, intermediate, medium(verb)

    around the middle of a scale of evaluation

    "an orange of average size"; "intermediate capacity"; "medium bombers"

  4. 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"


  1. intermediate(Noun)

    Anything in an intermediate position.

  2. intermediate(Noun)

    An intermediary.

  3. intermediate(Noun)

    Any substance formed as part of a series of chemical reactions that is not the end-product.

  4. intermediate(Verb)

    to mediate, to be an intermediate

  5. intermediate(Verb)

    to arrange, in the manner of a broker

    Central banks need to regulate the entities that intermediate monetary transactions.

  6. intermediate(Adjective)

    Being between two extremes, or in the middle of a range.

  7. Origin: From intermediatus, past participle of intermediare, from inter + mediare; also intermedius

Webster Dictionary

  1. Intermediate(adj)

    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

  2. Intermediate(verb)

    to come between; to intervene; to interpose


  1. Intermediate

    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

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'intermediate' in Adjectives Frequency: #865

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