Definitions of mediate

  1. 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"
  2. occupy an intermediate or middle position or form a connecting link or stage between two others; " mediate between the old and the new"
  3. acting through or dependent on an intervening agency; " the disease spread by mediate as well as direct contact"
  4. act between parties with a view to reconciling differences; " He interceded in the family dispute"; " He mediated a settlement"
  5. To divide into two equal parts.
  6. Being between the two extremes; middle; interposed; intervening; intermediate.
  7. Acting by means, or by an intervening cause or instrument; not direct or immediate; acting or suffering through an intervening agent or condition.
  8. Gained or effected by a medium or condition.
  9. To be in the middle, or between two; to intervene.
  10. 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.
  11. To effect by mediation or interposition; to bring about as a mediator, instrument, or means; as, to mediate a peace.
  12. To interpose between those who disagree so as to bring about friendly relations; to act as the means by which a settlement is brought about.
  13. To bring about by interposing between enemies or opponents; as, to mediate a peace.
  14. Not direct; acting by or through an agency.
  15. Middle: between two extremes: acting by or as a means.
  16. To interpose between parties as a friend of each: to intercede.
  17. To effect by mediation.
  20. Middle; acting by means.
  21. To interpose amicably.
  22. To interpose, as for reconciliation.
  23. To be intermediate.
  24. Intervening; intermediate.
  25. Between two extremes; intervening: acting as a medium; effected by a medium; not immediate.
  26. To effect by mediation; to be related by a medium.
  27. To interpose between parties, as a mutual friend with a view to reconciliation.
  28. Middle; being between the two extremes; intervening.
  29. To interpose between parties at variance as the equal friend of both; to intercede.

Usage examples for mediate

  1. Bent- Anat then had recourse to Ani; but, though he promised to mediate for her, he came late in the evening to tell her that Ameni was inexorable. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers