What does intermediary mean?

Definitions for intermediary
ˌɪn tərˈmi diˌɛr iin·ter·me·di·ary

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mediator, go-between, intermediator, intermediary, intercessor(noun)

    a negotiator who acts as a link between parties


  1. intermediary(Noun)

    an agent acting as a mediator between sides that may disagree

  2. intermediary(Noun)

    one or several stages of an event which occurs after the start and before the end.

  3. intermediary(Adjective)


Webster Dictionary

  1. Intermediary(adj)

    lying, coming, or done, between; intermediate; as, an intermediary project

  2. Intermediary(noun)

    one who, or that which, is intermediate; an interagent; a go-between

  3. Origin: [Cf. F. intermdiaire.]


  1. Intermediary

    An intermediary is a third party that offers intermediation services between two trading parties. The intermediary acts as a conduit for goods or services offered by a supplier to a consumer. Typically the intermediary offers some added value to the transaction that may not be possible by direct trading. Common usage includes the insurance and financial services industry where e.g. mortgage brokers, insurance broker, and financial advisers offer intermediation services in the supply of financial products such as mortgage loans, insurance, and investment products. In barter, the intermediary is a person or group who stores valuables in trade until they are needed, parties to the barter or others have space available to take delivery of them and store them, or until other conditions are met. In a larger sense, an intermediary can be a person or organization who or which facilitates a contract between two other parties. The Internet is creating a transparent awareness on the threats and opportunities available to automate intermediaries in many industries.

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How to say intermediary in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of intermediary in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of intermediary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of intermediary in a Sentence

  1. Attorney Giulia Bongiorno:

    My heart is crying because I think she was pressured by an intermediary.

  2. Luis Assardo:

    He does not need the press, he does not need any kind of intermediary to deliver the information that interests him.

  3. Josh Corman:

    This is very encouraging, i love this as an intermediary step while new laws and new regulatory standards are being developed.

  4. Randy Credico:

    I am a decoy, the patsy to divert attention, or Roger Stone just didn't have one( an intermediary) and Roger Stone ego was too big to admit that.

  5. Le Moan:

    We are expecting to do an IPO sometime in 2017 and could do another fund-raising before then as an intermediary step based on the strategic decisions we make.

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