mediator


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me·di·a·tor

 (mē′dē-ā′tər)
n.
1. One that mediates, especially one that reconciles differences between disputants.
2. Physiology A substance or structure that mediates a specific response in a bodily tissue.
3. Physics A subatomic particle that effects or conveys a force between subatomic particles.

me•di•a•tor

(ˈmi diˌeɪ tər)

n.
a person who mediates, esp. between parties at variance.
[1250–1300; Middle English (< Anglo-French) < Late Latin]
me`di•a•to′ri•al (-əˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-) adj.
me′di•a`tor•ship`, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mediator - a negotiator who acts as a link between partiesmediator - 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"

mediator

noun negotiator, arbitrator, judge, referee, advocate, umpire, intermediary, middleman, arbiter, peacemaker, go-between, moderator, interceder, honest broker He has been acting as a mediator between the rebels and the authorities.
Translations

mediator

[ˈmiːdɪeɪtəʳ] Nmediador(a) m/f

mediator

[ˈmiːdɪeɪtər] nmediateur/trice m/f

mediator

nVermittler(in) m(f), → Mittelsmann m, → Mittelsperson f

mediator

[ˈmiːdɪeɪtəʳ] nmediatore/trice

me·di·a·tor

a. mediador-a; intercesor-a.
References in classic literature ?
The government clerk lodges a complaint, and I became a mediator, and such a mediator
The competency of this regulation may be estimated by a clause in their treaty of 1683, with Victor Amadeus of Savoy; in which he obliges himself to interpose as mediator in disputes between the cantons, and to employ force, if necessary, against the contumacious party.
In love affairs, there is no mediator like a merry, simple-hearted child - ever ready to cement divided hearts, to span the unfriendly gulf of custom, to melt the ice of cold reserve, and overthrow the separating walls of dread formality and pride.