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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 ?
She was blessedly ready with these mediations between the poor little sinner and the full consequences of her sin.
She now found, that in spite of herself, she had always admitted a hope, while Edward remained single, that something would occur to prevent his marrying Lucy; that some resolution of his own, some mediation of friends, or some more eligible opportunity of establishment for the lady, would arise to assist the happiness of all.
It was a landscape in water colours, of which I had made a present to the superintendent, in acknowledgment of her obliging mediation with the committee on my behalf, and which she had framed and glazed.
I perceived he was bent on refusing my mediation, so very reluctantly I went up to the library, and announced the unseasonable visitor, advising that he should be dismissed till next day.
She had some faint hopes that his mediation might save Charles, but they were very slight.
And now without redemption all mankind Must have bin lost, adjudg'd to Death and Hell By doom severe, had not the Son of God, In whom the fulness dwels of love divine, His dearest mediation thus renewd.
Call the Templar yonder, and let him fight but half so well for his life as he has done for his Order Make thou to the walls thyself with thy huge body Let me do my poor endeavour in my own way, and I tell thee the Saxon outlaws may as well attempt to scale the clouds, as the castle of Torquilstone; or, if you will treat with the banditti, why not employ the mediation of this worthy franklin, who seems in such deep contemplation of the wine-flagon?
Having restored his authority, not to leave it at risk by trusting either to the French or other outside forces, he had recourse to his wiles, and he knew so well how to conceal his mind that, by the mediation of Signor Pagolo--whom the duke did not fail to secure with all kinds of attention, giving him money, apparel, and horses--the Orsini were reconciled, so that their simplicity brought them into his power at Sinigalia.
The worthy captain, however, succeeded in carrying through his benevolent mediation.
On the heading and essential points of our faith, there is but little difference among those classes of Christians who acknowledge the attributes of the Saviour, and depend on his mediation.
He waged fierce and bloody war against the Ottoes for many years, until peace was effected between them by the mediation of the whites.
IT IS generally better to deal by speech than by letter; and by the mediation of a third than by a man's self.