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me·di·ate

 (mē′dē-āt′)
v. me·di·at·ed, me·di·at·ing, me·di·ates
v.tr.
1. To resolve or settle (differences) by working with all the conflicting parties: mediate a labor-management dispute.
2. To bring about (a settlement, for example) by working with all the conflicting parties.
3.
a. To effect or convey as an intermediate agent or mechanism: chemicals that mediate inflammation.
b. Physics To convey (a force) between subatomic particles.
v.intr.
1. To work with two or more disputants in order to bring about an agreement, settlement, or compromise.
2. To settle or reconcile differences: "[George] Eliot's effort to mediate between the conflicting demands of representation and readability in the [novel's] dialect usage" (Carol A. Martin).
3. To have a relation to two differing persons, groups, or things: psychological processes that mediate between stimulus and response.
adj. (-ĭt)
1. Acting through, involving, or dependent on an intervening agency.
2. Being in a middle position.

[Late Latin mediāre, mediāt-, to be in the middle, from Latin medius, middle; see medhyo- in Indo-European roots.]

me′di·ate·ly (-ĭt-lē) adv.
me′di·a′tion (-ā′shən) n.
me′di·a′tive, me′di·a·to′ry (mē′dē-ə-tôr′ē) adj.

mediate

vb
1. (intr; usually foll by between or in) to intervene (between parties or in a dispute) in order to bring about agreement
2. to bring about (an agreement)
3. to bring about (an agreement) between parties in a dispute
4. to resolve (differences) by mediation
5. (intr) to be in a middle or intermediate position
6. (tr) to serve as a medium for causing (a result) or transferring (objects, information, etc)
adj
7. occurring as a result of or dependent upon mediation
8. a rare word for intermediate
9. (Logic) logic (of an inference) having more than one premise, esp, being syllogistic in form
[C16: from Late Latin mediāre to be in the middle]
ˈmediately adv
ˈmediateness n
ˈmediative, ˈmediatory, ˌmediaˈtorial adj
ˈmediˌator n
ˌmediaˈtorially adv

me•di•ate

(v. ˈmi diˌeɪt; adj. -ɪt)

v. -at•ed, -at•ing,
adj. v.t.
1. to settle (a dispute) as an intermediary.
2. to bring about by serving as intermediary: to mediate a settlement.
3. to convey by or as if by an intermediary.
v.i.
4. to act between parties to effect an agreement.
5. to reconcile disagreements.
adj.
6. involving an intermediate agency; not direct.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Late Latin mediātus, past participle of mediāre to be in the middle, intercede. See medium, -ate1]
me′di•a`tive (-ˌeɪ tɪv, -ə tɪv) me′di•a•to`ry (-əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i) adj.

mediate


Past participle: mediated
Gerund: mediating

Imperative
mediate
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Present
I mediate
you mediate
he/she/it mediates
we mediate
you mediate
they mediate
Preterite
I mediated
you mediated
he/she/it mediated
we mediated
you mediated
they mediated
Present Continuous
I am mediating
you are mediating
he/she/it is mediating
we are mediating
you are mediating
they are mediating
Present Perfect
I have mediated
you have mediated
he/she/it has mediated
we have mediated
you have mediated
they have mediated
Past Continuous
I was mediating
you were mediating
he/she/it was mediating
we were mediating
you were mediating
they were mediating
Past Perfect
I had mediated
you had mediated
he/she/it had mediated
we had mediated
you had mediated
they had mediated
Future
I will mediate
you will mediate
he/she/it will mediate
we will mediate
you will mediate
they will mediate
Future Perfect
I will have mediated
you will have mediated
he/she/it will have mediated
we will have mediated
you will have mediated
they will have mediated
Future Continuous
I will be mediating
you will be mediating
he/she/it will be mediating
we will be mediating
you will be mediating
they will be mediating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been mediating
you have been mediating
he/she/it has been mediating
we have been mediating
you have been mediating
they have been mediating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been mediating
you will have been mediating
he/she/it will have been mediating
we will have been mediating
you will have been mediating
they will have been mediating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been mediating
you had been mediating
he/she/it had been mediating
we had been mediating
you had been mediating
they had been mediating
Conditional
I would mediate
you would mediate
he/she/it would mediate
we would mediate
you would mediate
they would mediate
Past Conditional
I would have mediated
you would have mediated
he/she/it would have mediated
we would have mediated
you would have mediated
they would have mediated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.mediate - act between parties with a view to reconciling differencesmediate - act between parties with a view to reconciling differences; "He interceded in the family dispute"; "He mediated a settlement"
negotiate, talk terms, negociate - discuss the terms of an arrangement; "They negotiated the sale of the house"
2.mediate - occupy an intermediate or middle position or form a connecting link or stage between two othersmediate - occupy an intermediate or middle position or form a connecting link or stage between two others; "mediate between the old and the new"
lie - be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position
Adj.1.mediate - acting through or dependent on an intervening agency; "the disease spread by mediate as well as direct contact"
immediate - having no intervening medium; "an immediate influence"
2.mediate - being neither at the beginning nor at the end in a seriesmediate - 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"
intermediate - 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"

mediate

verb intervene, moderate, step in (informal), intercede, settle, referee, resolve, umpire, reconcile, arbitrate, interpose, conciliate, make peace, restore harmony, act as middleman, bring to terms, bring to an agreement UN officials mediated between the two sides.
Translations
يَتَوَسَّط بَين فَريقَيْن
prostředkovat
mægle
posredovati
miîla málum
būt par starpnieku
sprostredkovať
hakemlik/arabuluculuk yapmak

mediate

[ˈmiːdɪeɪt]
A. VImediar (between, in entre en)
B. VT [+ talks] → mediar en, actuar de mediador en; [+ dispute] → mediar en, arbitrar; [+ agreement] → conseguir mediante mediación

mediate

[ˈmiːdieɪt] vi (= act as mediator) → servir d'intermédiaire
to mediate between two sides → servir d'intermédiaire entre deux parties

mediate

1
adj (rare)mittelbar

mediate

2
vivermitteln
vt settlementaushandeln, herbeiführen

mediate

[ˈmiːdɪˌeɪt]
1. vifare da mediatore/trice
2. vt (settlement) → mediare

mediate

(ˈmiːdieit) verb
to try to settle a dispute between people who are disagreeing. The United States is trying to mediate (in the dispute) between these two countries.
ˌmediˈation noun
ˈmediator noun

me·di·ate

vt. mediar, interceder.
References in classic literature ?
When the repast was fully discussed, the lion put his hands in his waistband again, and lay down to mediate.
As I felt bound to assist him in this, and also to mediate between them; with the view of sparing the mother's feelings as much as possible, I wrote to her that night.
Upon the plan of separate provisions, New York would have to sustain the whole weight of the establishments requisite to her immediate safety, and to the mediate or ultimate protection of her neighbors.
What strikes one in it is that it is a phenomenon to the best of my knowledge--and you know what my knowledge is--unprecedented and unique in the history of mankind; the arrival of a nation at an ultimate stage of evolution without having passed through the mediate one; the passage of the fruit, in other words, from crudity to rottenness, without the interposition of a period of useful (and ornamental) ripeness.
The mixed constitution is practicable in a state where the middle class is strong, as only the middle class can mediate between the rich and the poor.
The spirit is not helpless or needful of mediate organs.
Ford, with an expression on his mobile features of mediate and happy acquiescence, started to reach for his pocket, then turned suddenly to Mr.
Their tops are battered, and broken, and blackened with smoke; and, here and there, some taller stack than the rest, inclining heavily to one side, and toppling over the roof, seems to mediate taking revenge for half a century's neglect, by crushing the inhabitants of the garrets beneath.
Eventually I certified heart-failure as the im- mediate cause of death.