- to act as an intermediary; intervene; mediate.
Origin of intermediate2
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Related Words for intermediatorattorney, mediator, entrepreneur, negotiator, referee, dealer, deputy, middleman, arbitrator, intermediate, messenger, factor, intermediary, medium, intercessor, broker, representative, emissary, envoy, liaison
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Historical Examples of intermediator
With the same gravity, the intermediator reckoned the cost would be more.
Lincoln met the intermediator, but the ultimate negotiation fell through, like the others all.
- occurring or situated between two points, extremes, places, etc; in between
- (of a class, course, etc) suitable for learners with some degree of skill or competence
- physics (of a neutron) having an energy between 100 and 100 000 electronvolts
- geology (of such igneous rocks as syenite) containing between 55 and 66 per cent silica
- something intermediate
- a substance formed during one of the stages of a chemical process before the desired product is obtained
- (intr) to act as an intermediary or mediator
Word Origin for intermediate
C17: from Medieval Latin intermediāre to intervene, from Latin inter- + medius middle
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Word Origin and History for intermediator
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Lying or occurring in a middle position or state.
- A substance formed in the course of a chemical reaction or the synthesis of a desired end product that then participates in the process until it is either deactivated or consumed.
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