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Synonyms for mediate
ˈmi diˌeɪt; -ɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mediate(adj)

    acting through or dependent on an intervening agency

    "the disease spread by mediate as well as direct contact"

    Synonyms:
    middle, in-between

    Antonyms:
    terminal, direct, immediate, unmediated

  2. in-between, mediate, middle(verb)

    being neither at the beginning nor at the end in a series

    "adolescence is an awkward in-between age"; "in a mediate position"; "the middle point on a line"

    Synonyms:
    middle(a), middle, midway, halfway, in-between, center(a)

    Antonyms:
    immediate, terminal, direct, unmediated

  3. intercede, mediate, intermediate, liaise, arbitrate(verb)

    act between parties with a view to reconciling differences

    "He interceded in the family dispute"; "He mediated a settlement"

    Synonyms:
    liaise, arbitrate, intercede, intermediate

    Antonyms:
    terminal, unmediated, direct, immediate

  4. mediate(verb)

    occupy an intermediate or middle position or form a connecting link or stage between two others

    "mediate between the old and the new"

    Synonyms:
    liaise, arbitrate, intercede, intermediate

    Antonyms:
    direct, terminal, unmediated, immediate

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. mediate

    To interpose is to place or come between other things or persons, usually as a means of obstruction or prevention of some effect or result that would otherwise occur, or be expected to take place. Intercede and interpose are used in a good sense; intermeddle always in a bad sense, and interfere frequently so. To intercede is to come between persons who are at variance, and plead with the stronger in behalf of the weaker. One may interpose with authority; he intercedes by petition. To intermeddle is to thrust oneself into the concerns of others with a petty officiousness; meddling commonly arises from idle curiosity; "every fool will be meddling," Prov. xx, 3; to interfere is to intrude into others' affairs with more serious purpose, with or without acknowledged right or propriety. Intercept is applied to an object that may be seized or stopped while in transit; as, to intercept a letter or a messenger; interrupt is applied to an action which might or should be continuous, but is broken in upon (Latin rumpere, to break) by some disturbing power; as, the conversation was interrupted. One who arbitrates or mediates must do so by the request or at least with the consent of the contending parties; the other words of the group imply that he steps in of his own accord.

    Synonyms:
    arbitrate, intercede, intercept, interfere, intermeddle, interpose, interrupt, meddle

    Antonyms:
    avoid, hold aloof, hold off, keep aloof, keep away, keep clear, keep out, let alone, let be, retire, stand aside, stand away, stand back, stand off, withdraw

    Preposition:
    Interpose between the combatants; in the matter.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. mediate(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    interpose, intercede, arbitrate

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "mediate":

    mediation, broker, arbitrate

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How to use mediate in a sentence?

  1. Anuj Somany:

    The couple who invites the third person or an institution to mediate in their internal tussle has not learnt any lesson from the 'A monkey and two cats' story.

  2. Billene Seyoum:

    Mediate what? the military altercation has ceased with the command of Mekelle ... The provisional administration has [been] set up and a regional council formed in Tigray.

  3. Psalm 7711, 12 Bible:

    I will remember the works of the Lord surely I will remember thy wonders of old. I will mediate also of all thy work, and talk of thy doings.

  4. Randy Howard:

    So if you look at the big picture here, thousands of jobs have already gone away as we close out the building of F-16s. That’s a given at this point; there’s nothing we can do to change this, so what our offer does is seek to mediate that. To remedy that. To bring back those jobs as much as possible. It adds jobs in India, but it also brings back jobs in Fort Worth and across the U.S.

  5. Stephen Harper:

    We were not trying in any way to direct or mediate the talks. We were just trying to make sure that they had the opportunity to have the kind of dialogue they needed to have.


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