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 arbitratingmediate, intervene, interpose, adjudicate, adjust, reconcile, referee, parley, conciliate, placate, smooth, negotiate, soothe, determine, settle, decide, judge, adjudge, umpire
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Historical Examples of arbitrating
The agreement also includes methods for arbitrating differences.The Armies of Labor
Samuel P. Orth
But who made it so as there was no arbitrating and no justice to be got?The World's Greatest Books, Vol IV.
Editors: Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton
As for the other Churches, they have not the same power of arbitrating in national quarrels.Outspoken Essays
William Ralph Inge
The arbitrating board consisted of three members from each of the two nations.The Path of Empire
Carl Russell Fish
The sworn classers are nominated by the directors, and concern themselves solely with the classing and arbitrating of cotton.Bremen Cotton Exchange
Andreas Wilhelm Cramer
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.).