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
Examples from the Web for arbitrated
I appreciate that some questions are not justiciable and cannot be arbitrated.The Evidence in the Case|James M. Beck
All legal matters are arbitrated by the Medjlis since the abolition of the various tribunals, which were founded in 1857.Herzegovina|George Arbuthnot
And it is a fortunate thing that between them few "Questions" remain to be arbitrated either by pen or sword.Ranching, Sport and Travel|Thomas Carson
Disputes can not be arbitrated out by other people for them.The Ghost in the White House|Gerald Stanley Lee
For two weeks they studied, debated, and arbitrated the list of guests.Babbitt|Sinclair Lewis
British Dictionary definitions for arbitrated
Word Origin for arbitrate
Word Origin and History for arbitrated
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.).