Synonyms for mediate

Grammar : Verb
Spell : verb mee-dee-eyt; adjective mee-dee-it
Phonetic Transcription : verb ˈmi diˌeɪt; adjective ˈmi di ɪt

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Définition of mediate

Origin :
  • 1540s, "divide in two equal parts," probably a back-formation from mediation or mediator, or else from Latin mediatus, past participle of mediare. Meaning "act as a mediator" is from 1610s; that of "settle by mediation" is from 1560s. Related: Mediated, mediates, mediating.
  • verb try to bring to an agreement
Example sentences :
  • At the same time, offer to mediate between Germany and Japan.
  • Extract from : « The Story of the Great War, Volume VI (of VIII) » by Various
  • Shall I try to mediate—as a neutral, as a benevolent neutral?
  • Extract from : « The Rescue » by Joseph Conrad
  • However, startled as she was, Clare came out of her corner to mediate.
  • Extract from : « Clare Avery » by Emily Sarah Holt
  • A conference was, therefore, agreed upon, in which England was to mediate.
  • Extract from : « The Reign of Mary Tudor » by W. Llewelyn Williams.
  • To this the Ash'arans reply that orders are of two kinds, immediate and mediate.
  • Extract from : « The Faith of Islam » by Edward Sell
  • It was part of his duty to mediate between the contending parties.
  • Extract from : « The History of Tasmania, Volume I (of 2) » by John West
  • The answer is, the action of the will is mediate, not direct.
  • Extract from : « Fragments of science, V. 1-2 » by John Tyndall
  • Thus she seeks to mediate him with her country and her hearth.
  • Extract from : « Homer's Odyssey » by Denton J. Snider
  • To nature pleasure is a mediate object, to art its main object.
  • Extract from : « The Aesthetical Essays » by Friedrich Schiller
  • He considered it his special mission in the world to mediate.
  • Extract from : « The Life of John of Barneveld, 1614-23, Volume II. » by John Lothrop Motley

Antonyms for mediate

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