Definitions of mediator

  1. a negotiator who acts as a link between parties
  2. One who mediates; especially, one who interposes between parties at variance for the purpose of reconciling them; hence, an intercessor.
  3. Mediatorial.
  4. See mediation.
  5. One who tries to bring about friendly relations between those ( persons, nations, etc.), who are openly disagreeing; as, the mediator between Japan and Russia.
  6. Amboceptor.
  7. One who mediates or interposes between parties at variance.
  8. One who mediates; intercessor.
  9. One who mediates; an intercessor.
  10. Mediatorly.
  11. One who mediates or interposes between parties at variance, for the purpose of reconciling them.
  12. One who interposes between parties at variance in order to reconcile them; an intercessor; by way of eminence, a title of Christ Jesus as our intercessor with God the Father.

Usage examples for mediator

  1. The Roman pontiff, after an insensible progress, during several ages of darkness and ignorance, began now to lift his head openly above all the princes of Europe; to assume the office of a mediator, or even an arbiter, in the quarrels of the greatest monarchs; to interpose in all secular affairs; and to obtrude his dictates as sovereign laws on his obsequious disciples. – The History of England, Volume I by David Hume
  2. The mediator and lawgiver cannot rise beyond the bounds of human limitations. – Expositions of Holy Scripture Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus and Numbers by Alexander Maclaren
  3. All great intellectual currents have left their mark on the people of Alsace- Lorraine; and so they have been destined to play the part of mediator between different times and different peoples; and the East and the West, the past and the present, meet here and join hands. – Musicians of To-Day by Romain Rolland Commentator: Claude Landi
  4. This purpose is to aid the child freely to express what lies within him, and to bring the outer world nearer to him, and thus to serve as mediator between the mind and the world. – The Child Under Eight by E.R. Murray and Henrietta Brown Smith
  5. Madame, he said, with his fine, resonant voice, I defended monarchical principles when I saw only their weakness, and when I did not know the soul nor the thoughts of the daughter of Maria Theresa, and little reckoned upon having such an exalted mediator. – Marie Antoinette And Her Son by Louise Muhlbach Official
  6. With Adrian di Castello, alike a noble and a patriot, each party had found a mediator, and his presence grew daily more needed, till at length the conspiracy of the Barons had broken out. – Rienzi by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  7. She acted as mediator, and the artist was all the more disposed to credit her assurance that " Gearge did know a deal about the young gentleman, and should tell it all," because her appearance was so very picturesque. – Jan of the Windmill by Juliana Horatia Ewing
  8. Amiable and persuasive in his manners- imbued with a clear sense of justice, he was an admirable mediator. – Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution by L. Carroll Judson
  9. I pray you, master Truewit, be you a mediator. – Epicoene Or, The Silent Woman by Ben Jonson
  10. The music was inexpressibly grand as rendered by the vested Mediator Choir. – Life in a Thousand Worlds by William Shuler Harris
  11. After the issue of Mr. Wilson's protest against the English blockade, and in view of the turn that the Lansing action against armed merchantmen had taken, it can be understood that the German Imperial Government hence- forward was suspicious of the good- will and power of the President as a peace mediator. – My Three Years in America by Johann Heinrich Andreas Hermann Albrecht Graf von Bernstorff
  12. He then soothed the alarm and irritation of the chiefs, and engaging to be a mediator upon the unhappy occasion, brought them to a more pacific tone of thinking. – Persian Literature, Volume 1,Comprising The Shah Nameh, The Rubaiyat, The Divan, and The Gulistan by Anonymous
  13. Herr Helfferich then goes on to report that the Chancellor cabled to me to question me quite personally as to my opinion of Wilson as a peace mediator. – My Three Years in America by Johann Heinrich Andreas Hermann Albrecht Graf von Bernstorff
  14. Therefore the other part of the office of our dear faithful Lord and Mediator Jesus Christ is now to turn toward us in order to deal also with us poor sinners as with the guilty party, that we acknowledge such great grace and gratefully receive it by faith, in order that He by faith may make us alive and just from the death of sin, and that sin, which is already forgiven, but nevertheless still dwells and inheres in our flesh, may be altogether mortified and destroyed in us. – Historical Introductions to the Symbolical Books of the Evangelical Lutheran Church by Friedrich Bente
  15. The hierocceryx, or messenger of holy tidings, was the representative of Hermes, or Mercury, who, as the messenger of the gods, was indispensable as mediator whenever men wished to approach the Immortals. – The Eleusinian Mysteries and Rites by Dudley Wright
  16. If they could not come together without that, there should be a mediator, but not such as Dorothy meant! – Paul Faber, Surgeon by George MacDonald
  17. It is dependent on that covenant as made with the Mediator, and consistent with it as established with men. – The Ordinance of Covenanting by John Cunningham
  18. But a mediator who was chiefly like ourselves would be a contradiction in terms! – Preaching and Paganism by Albert Parker Fitch
  19. They are, therefore, worthy of grace and life eternal, and do not stand in need of mercy, or of Christ as Mediator, or of faith. – The Apology of the Augsburg Confession by Philip Melanchthon
  20. The Pharisee went so far; he was too bold; he came into the temple making such a ruffle with his own excellencies, that there was in his thoughts no need of a Mediator. – The Pharisee And The Publican by John Bunyan