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See also: médiate
- (transitive) To resolve differences, or to bring about a settlement, between conflicting parties.
- (intransitive) To intervene between conflicting parties in order to resolve differences or bring about a settlement.
- To divide into two equal parts.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Holder to this entry?)
- To act as an intermediary causal or communicative agent; convey
intervene between conflicting parties
act as communicative agent
- Acting through a mediating agency, indirect
- Oliver Sacks
- Vygotsky saw the development of language and mental powers as neither learned, in the ordinary way, nor emerging epigenetically, but as being social and mediate in nature, as arising from the interaction of adult and child, and as internalizing the cultural instrument of language for the processes of thought.
- Oliver Sacks
- Intermediate between extremes.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Prior to this entry?)
- Gained or effected by a medium or condition.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Francis Bacon to this entry?)
- Sir W. Hamilton
- An act of mediate knowledge is complex.
intermediate — see intermediate
- mediate in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
- mediate in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
mediate f pl
- second-person plural present of
- second-person plural present subjunctive of
- second-person plural imperative of
- feminine plural past participle of