noun, plural in·ter·me·di·ar·ies.
Origin of intermediary
Examples from the Web for intermediary
He is the intermediary between the human world and the spiritual world.‘Gods of Suburbia’: Dina Goldstein’s Arresting Photo Series on Religion vs. Consumerism|Dina Goldstein|November 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Had the term not already been taken, Obama might well have called his intermediary path the “third way.”
The second is the possibility of an intermediary agreement in case a final status agreement will not be possible.What The White House Could Learn From Barak’s Farewell Message|Carlo Strenger|March 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
So the predator priest (who could sign) was actually an intermediary between the kids and their parents.Alex Gibney’s ‘Mea Maxima Culpa’: Sex, Lies, and the Catholic Church|Michael Moynihan|February 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
With most diseases spread by rodents, the mouse or rat or vole is only an intermediary (a “host”) for fleas and lice and the like.
Brittany belongs to what geologists call the primitive and intermediary formations.The Desert World|Arthur Mangin
This woman had never acted as intermediary between herself and Meilhan.She Stands Accused|Victor MacClure
At the same time he was really unwilling to relinquish the rôle of intermediary.Great Possessions|Mrs. Wilfrid Ward
The statesman acts in part as an intermediary between the experts and his constituency.A Preface to Politics|Walter Lippmann
He speaks to me and hands me my sword with no intermediary between us.The Whole Armour of God|John Henry Jowett
British Dictionary definitions for intermediary
noun plural -aries
Word Origin and History for intermediary
1788 (adj.); 1791 (n.), from French intermédiaire (17c.), from Medieval Latin intermedium, from Latin intermedius (see intermediate).