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Definitions of mediator

  1. a negotiator who acts as a link between parties
  2. Mediatorial.
  3. See mediation.
  4. One who tries to bring about friendly relations between those ( persons, nations, etc.), who are openly disagreeing; as, the mediator between Japan and Russia.
  5. One who mediates or interposes between parties at variance.
  6. One who mediates; intercessor.
  7. One who mediates; an intercessor.
  8. Mediatorly.
  9. One who mediates or interposes between parties at variance, for the purpose of reconciling them.
  10. 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. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. I pray you, master Truewit, be you a mediator. – Epicoene Or, The Silent Woman by Ben Jonson
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. The mediator and lawgiver cannot rise beyond the bounds of human limitations. – Expositions of Holy Scripture Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus and Numbers by Alexander Maclaren
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. But a mediator who was chiefly like ourselves would be a contradiction in terms! – Preaching and Paganism by Albert Parker Fitch
  16. 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
  17. The music was inexpressibly grand as rendered by the vested Mediator Choir. – Life in a Thousand Worlds by William Shuler Harris
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