verb (used with object), ar·bi·trat·ed, ar·bi·trat·ing.
verb (used without object), ar·bi·trat·ed, ar·bi·trat·ing.
Origin of arbitrate
Related Words for arbitratedmediate, intervene, interpose, adjudicate, adjust, reconcile, referee, parley, conciliate, placate, smooth, negotiate, soothe, determine, settle, decide, judge, adjudge, umpire
Examples from the Web for arbitrated
Historical Examples of arbitrated
Disputes can not be arbitrated out by other people for them.The Ghost in the White House
Gerald Stanley Lee
I appreciate that some questions are not justiciable and cannot be arbitrated.The Evidence in the Case
James M. Beck
For two weeks they studied, debated, and arbitrated the list of guests.Babbitt
Had that belief not been widely spread and firmly maintained, the lords who arbitrated between Henry VI.The Last Of The Barons, Complete
And it is a fortunate thing that between them few "Questions" remain to be arbitrated either by pen or sword.Ranching, Sport and Travel
Word Origin for arbitrate
1580s (arbitrable is recorded from 1530s), "to give an authoritative decision," from Latin arbitratus, past participle of arbitrari "be of an opinion, give a decision," from arbiter (see arbiter). Meaning "to act as an arbitrator" is from 1610s. Related: Arbitrated; arbitrating. The earlier verb form was arbitren (early 15c.).