arbitrate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin arbitratus, past participle of arbitrari (to be a witness, act as umpire), from arbiter (umpire); see arbiter.

Verb[edit]

arbitrate (third-person singular simple present arbitrates, present participle arbitrating, simple past and past participle arbitrated)

  1. To make a judgment (on a dispute) as an arbitrator or arbiter
    to arbitrate a disputed case
  2. To submit (a dispute) to such judgment
  3. (mathematics, rare) To assign an arbitrary value to, or otherwise determine arbitrarily.
    We wish to show f is continuous. Arbitrate epsilon greater than zero...

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

arbitrate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of arbitrare
  2. second-person plural imperative of arbitrare
  3. feminine plural of arbitrato

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Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

arbitrāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of arbitrātus