Definitions for mediate
ˈmi diˌeɪt; -ɪtme·di·ate
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word mediate.
acting through or dependent on an intervening agency
"the disease spread by mediate as well as direct contact"
in-between, mediate, middleverb
being neither at the beginning nor at the end in a series
"adolescence is an awkward in-between age"; "in a mediate position"; "the middle point on a line"
intercede, mediate, intermediate, liaise, arbitrateverb
act between parties with a view to reconciling differences
"He interceded in the family dispute"; "He mediated a settlement"
occupy an intermediate or middle position or form a connecting link or stage between two others
"mediate between the old and the new"
to resolve differences, or to bring about a settlement, between conflicting parties
to intervene between conflicting parties in order to resolve differences or bring about a settlement
acting through a mediating agency
intermediate between extremes
Etymology: From mediatus, past participle of mediare, from medius.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: mediat, French; medius, Latin.
Soon the mediate clouds shall be dispell’d;
The sun shall soon be face to face beheld. Matthew Prior.
Anxious we hover in a mediate state,
Betwixt infinity and nothing. Matthew Prior.
The most important care of a new and vigorous king, was his marriage for mediate establishment of the royal line. Henry Wotton, Life of Buckingham.
The earl made many professions of his desire to interpose, and mediate a good peace between the nations. Edward Hyde.
I possess chemists and corpuscularians of advantages by the confederacy I am mediating between them. Boyle.
They styled a double step, that is, the space from the elevation of one foot to the same foot set down again, mediated by a step of the other foot a pace equal to five feet. William Holder, on Time.
Etymology: from medius, Latin.
The corruption of manners in the world, we shall find owing to some mediating schemes that offer to comprehend the different interests of sin and religion. John Rogers.
By being crowded, they exclude all other bodies that before mediated between the parts of their body. Digby.
being between the two extremes; middle; interposed; intervening; intermediate
acting by means, or by an intervening cause or instrument; not direct or immediate; acting or suffering through an intervening agent or condition
gained or effected by a medium or condition
to be in the middle, or between two; to intervene
to interpose between parties, as the equal friend of each, esp. for the purpose of effecting a reconciliation or agreement; as, to mediate between nations
to effect by mediation or interposition; to bring about as a mediator, instrument, or means; as, to mediate a peace
to divide into two equal parts
Etymology: [LL. mediatus, p. p. of mediare to mediate. See Mediate, a.]
"Mediate" is a song by INXS from their 1987 album, Kick. On the album, the song segues from their big hit single, "Need You Tonight." The song has the distinction of having almost every line rhyme with the word "ate".
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
mē′di-āt, adj. middle: between two extremes: acting by or as a means: not direct and independent: dependent on some intervening thing.—v.i. to interpose between parties as a friend of each: to intercede: to hold a mediate position: to act as a spiritualistic medium.—v.t. to bring about by mediation: to effect a relation between two things.—n. Mē′diacy.—adv. Mē′diately.—ns. Mē′diateness, state of being mediate; Mediā′tion, the act of mediating or coming between: entreaty for another; Mediatisā′tion.—v.t. Mē′diatīse, to cause to act in a subordinate position or through an agent: to annex, or to subordinate, as a smaller state to a larger neighbouring one.—adj. Mē′diative.—n. Mē′diator, one who mediates between parties at strife:—fem. Mediat′ress, Mē′diatrix.—adj. Mediatō′rial, belonging to a mediator or intercessor.—adv. Mediatō′rially.—n. Mediat′orship, the office of a mediator.—adj. Mē′diatory. [Low L. mediāre, -ātum—L. medius.]
The numerical value of mediate in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of mediate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
So if you look at the big picture here, thousands of jobs have already gone away as we close out the building of F-16s. That’s a given at this point; there’s nothing we can do to change this, so what our offer does is seek to mediate that. To remedy that. To bring back those jobs as much as possible. It adds jobs in India, but it also brings back jobs in Fort Worth and across the U.S.
Washington is aware of our readiness and we think there is no need for a third country to mediate between Tehran and Washington for the prisoner exchange, however, if the American side agrees, the interest section of Iran in Washington will inform the U.S. of our views on the details, including how and when the exchange will take place.
We were not trying in any way to direct or mediate the talks. We were just trying to make sure that they had the opportunity to have the kind of dialogue they needed to have.
So what our offer does is seek to mediate that. To remedy that. To bring back those jobs as much as possible. It adds jobs in India, but it also brings back jobs in Fort Worth and across the U.S.
Qatar has been asked to mediate the conflict between the Taliban and the U.S. and Afghan. And we remain that impartial mediator throughout this process, and we maintain the contact with all the parties which has now helped us in supporting different foreign citizens who are living there in Afghanistan. Right now we are trying to facilitate the movement of the people from their places to the airport and the transportation.
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