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 arbitrating
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
But the opportunity was also taken of arbitrating old feuds and squabbles.The Highlands of Ethiopia|William Cornwallis Harris
As for the other Churches, they have not the same power of arbitrating in national quarrels.Outspoken Essays|William Ralph Inge
The agreement also includes methods for arbitrating differences.The Armies of Labor|Samuel P. Orth
The arbitrating board consisted of three members from each of the two nations.The Path of Empire|Carl Russell Fish
British Dictionary definitions for arbitrating
Word Origin for arbitrate
Word Origin and History for arbitrating
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.).