mediate mediate  /ˈmi di ˌeɪt/


  1. (v) act between parties with a view to reconciling differences
  2. (v) occupy an intermediate or middle position or form a connecting link or stage between two others
  3. (adj) acting through or dependent on an intervening agency
  4. (adj) being neither at the beginning nor at the end in a series

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  • The opposite parties were at each other's throat till the revered sage mediated and saner counsel prevailed over both parties.


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    RightsWATCH 4.8 Provides Extended Ability to Classify Data, Mediate and Control Access to Data Based on "Need to Know" Privileges
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Marketwire


    TIGER'S ANNIVERSARY: Sunday marks the five-year anniversary of the last time Tiger Woods won a major championship. That was a transcendent day in golf, when Woods outlasted Rocco Mediate in their epic, 19-hole Monday playoff at the 2008 U.S. Open.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Connecticut Post


  1. "We won the elections. ...... We do not see the point for anyone coming to mediate power-sharing," Michuki told reporters Monday. "We have not invited Kofi Annan or any other eminent personality to come and mediate."
    on Jan 15, 2006 By: John Michuki Source: 940 News

  2. "If we can mediate, if we can serve as facilitators, count on us," Correa added in the 15-minute interview, held on the sidelines of a meeting of the ALBA bloc of leftist Latin American and Caribbean nations attended by leaders including...
    on Jun 25, 2010 By: Rafael Correa Source: The Associated Press

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