What does mediate mean?

Definitions for mediate
ˈmi diˌeɪt; -ɪtme·di·ate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mediate(adj)

    acting through or dependent on an intervening agency

    "the disease spread by mediate as well as direct contact"

  2. in-between, mediate, middle(verb)

    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"

  3. 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"

  4. mediate(verb)

    occupy an intermediate or middle position or form a connecting link or stage between two others

    "mediate between the old and the new"

Wiktionary

  1. mediate(Verb)

    to resolve differences, or to bring about a settlement, between conflicting parties

    Etymology: From mediatus, past participle of mediare, from medius.

  2. mediate(Verb)

    to intervene between conflicting parties in order to resolve differences or bring about a settlement

    Etymology: From mediatus, past participle of mediare, from medius.

  3. mediate(Adjective)

    acting through a mediating agency

    Etymology: From mediatus, past participle of mediare, from medius.

  4. mediate(Adjective)

    intermediate between extremes

    Etymology: From mediatus, past participle of mediare, from medius.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mediate(adj)

    being between the two extremes; middle; interposed; intervening; intermediate

    Etymology: [LL. mediatus, p. p. of mediare to mediate. See Mediate, a.]

  2. Mediate(adj)

    acting by means, or by an intervening cause or instrument; not direct or immediate; acting or suffering through an intervening agent or condition

    Etymology: [LL. mediatus, p. p. of mediare to mediate. See Mediate, a.]

  3. Mediate(adj)

    gained or effected by a medium or condition

    Etymology: [LL. mediatus, p. p. of mediare to mediate. See Mediate, a.]

  4. Mediate(adj)

    to be in the middle, or between two; to intervene

    Etymology: [LL. mediatus, p. p. of mediare to mediate. See Mediate, a.]

  5. Mediate(adj)

    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

    Etymology: [LL. mediatus, p. p. of mediare to mediate. See Mediate, a.]

  6. Mediate(verb)

    to effect by mediation or interposition; to bring about as a mediator, instrument, or means; as, to mediate a peace

    Etymology: [LL. mediatus, p. p. of mediare to mediate. See Mediate, a.]

  7. Mediate(verb)

    to divide into two equal parts

    Etymology: [LL. mediatus, p. p. of mediare to mediate. See Mediate, a.]

Freebase

  1. Mediate

    "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

  1. Mediate

    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.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mediate in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mediate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of mediate in a Sentence

  1. Randy Howard:

    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.

  2. Billene Seyoum:

    Mediate what? the military altercation has ceased with the command of Mekelle ... The provisional administration has [been] set up and a regional council formed in Tigray.

  3. Randy Howard:

    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.

  4. Ali Rabiei:

    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.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    All marital problems are most likely to be resolved if only two people are involved i.e Husband and Wife, without allowing any damn third person to meddle or mediate in their internal family issues.

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