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Adjective: mediate  'mee-dee,eyt
  1. Acting through or dependent on an intervening agency
    "the disease spread by mediate as well as direct contact"
  2. Being neither at the beginning nor at the end in a series
    "in a mediate position";
    - in-between, middle
Verb: mediate  'mee-dee,eyt
  1. Act between parties with a view to reconciling differences
    "He mediated a settlement";
    - intercede, intermediate, liaise, arbitrate
  2. Occupy an intermediate or middle position or form a connecting link or stage between two others
    "mediate between the old and the new"

Derived forms: mediated, mediates, mediating

See also: immediacy, immediateness, indirect, intermediate, mediated

Type of: lie, negotiate, talk terms

Antonym: immediate

Encyclopedia: Mediate