intermediary


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in·ter·me·di·ar·y

 (ĭn′tər-mē′dē-ĕr′ē)
adj.
1. Existing or occurring between; intermediate.
2. Acting as a mediator or an agent between persons or things.
n. pl. in·ter·me·di·ar·ies
1. One that acts as a mediator.
2. One that acts as an agent between persons or things; a means.
3. An intermediate state or stage.

[Probably French intermédiaire, from Late Latin intermedius, intermediate; see intermediate.]

intermediary

(ˌɪntəˈmiːdɪərɪ)
n, pl -aries
1. (Law) a person who acts as a mediator or agent between parties
2. something that acts as a medium or means
3. an intermediate state or period
adj
4. acting as an intermediary
5. situated, acting, or coming between; intermediate

in•ter•me•di•ar•y

(ˌɪn tərˈmi diˌɛr i)

n., pl. -ar•ies,
adj. n.
1. an intermediate agent or agency; a go-between or mediator.
2. a medium or means.
3. an intermediate form or stage.
adj.
4. being between.
5. acting as an intermediary between persons or parties.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.intermediary - a negotiator who acts as a link between partiesintermediary - a negotiator who acts as a link between parties
mediatrix - a woman who is a mediator
conciliator, make-peace, pacifier, peacemaker, reconciler - someone who tries to bring peace
diplomat - a person who deals tactfully with others
harmoniser, harmonizer - a mediator who brings one thing into harmonious agreement with another
interpreter, translator - someone who mediates between speakers of different languages
marriage broker, matcher, matchmaker - someone who arranges (or tries to arrange) marriages for others
moderator - someone who mediates disputes and attempts to avoid violence
negotiant, negotiator, treater - someone who negotiates (confers with others in order to reach a settlement)
second hand - an intermediate person; used in the phrase `at second hand'; "he could learn at second hand from books"

intermediary

noun mediator, agent, middleman, broker, entrepreneur, go-between She wanted him to act as an intermediary in the dispute.

intermediary

noun
1. Someone who acts as an intermediate agent in a transaction or helps to resolve differences:
2. That by which something is accomplished or some end achieved:
Translations
وَسيط
prostředník
formidlermellemmand
milligöngumaîur
tarpininkas
starpnieks

intermediary

[ˌɪntəˈmiːdɪərɪ]
A. Nintermediario/a m/f
B. ADJintermediario

intermediary

[ˌɪntərˈmiːdiəri] nintermédiaire mf
to act as an intermediary → jouer les intermédiaires
She wanted him to act as an intermediary in the dispute with Moscow → Elle voulait qu'il joue les intermédiaires dans la dispute qui les opposait à Moscou.

intermediary

n(Ver)mittler(in) m(f), → Mittelsperson f, → Mittelsmann m
adj (= intermediate)mittlere(r, s); (= mediating)vermittelnd; intermediary roleVermittlerrolle f

intermediary

[ˌɪntəˈmiːdɪərɪ] nmediatore/trice, intermediario/a

intermediary

(intəˈmiːdiəri) plural interˈmediaries noun
a person who takes messages from one person to another in a dispute etc, especially in order to settle the dispute.

in·ter·me·di·ar·y

a. intermediario-a, situado entre dos cuerpos.
References in classic literature ?
The problem which he had to solve was this: how to do away with any dangerous intermediary between the man who gives the twenty-thousand francs and the man who receives it.
They seemed mostly head, with little scrawny bodies, long necks and six legs, or, as I afterward learned, two legs and two arms, with an intermediary pair of limbs which could be used at will either as arms or legs.
I have come to see you on business," De Griers began in a very off-hand, yet polite, tone; "nor will I seek to conceal from you the fact that I have come in the capacity of an emissary, of an intermediary, from the General.
The table was too large to allow the arm of the prince to reach the hand of Madame; Raoul sprang forward to be their intermediary, and did it with so good a grace as to procure a flattering acknowledgment from the princess.
I have been instructed to settle some things, to set other things going, and, by my instructions, Dona Rita is to be the intermediary for all those objects.
Like the green Martians, they have an intermediary set of arms midway between their upper and lower limbs.
And all the reflections which that strange spectacle would awaken in us to-day; that horrible cell, a sort of intermediary link between a house and the tomb, the cemetery and the city; that living being cut off from the human community, and thenceforth reckoned among the dead; that lamp consuming its last drop of oil in the darkness; that remnant of life flickering in the grave; that breath, that voice, that eternal prayer in a box of stone; that face forever turned towards the other world; that eye already illuminated with another sun; that ear pressed to the walls of a tomb; that soul a prisoner in that body; that body a prisoner in that dungeon cell, and beneath that double envelope of flesh and granite, the murmur of that soul in pain;--nothing of all this was perceived by the crowd.
The presence of the secretary as an intermediary was, he judged, essential in this case.
In fact, to transmit the orders of the king even to the mere threshold of that monarch's room, to serve as an intermediary of Louis XIV.
Who was the intermediary who brought that document, Captain Granet?
He continued friends with fallen ministers and made himself their intermediary with their successors, diffusing thus the perfume of the last flattery and the first compliment.
587: But the author of the "Aegimius" says that he (Phrixus) was received without intermediary because of the fleece (1).