[ in-ter-mee-dee-eyt ]
/ ˌɪn tərˈmi diˌeɪt /
verb (used without object), in·ter·me·di·at·ed, in·ter·me·di·at·ing.
to act as an intermediary; intervene; mediate.
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Origin of intermediate2
OTHER WORDS FROM intermediatein·ter·me·di·a·tor, nounin·ter·me·di·a·to·ry [in-ter-mee-dee-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /ˌɪn tərˈmi di əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/, adjective
Words nearby intermediate
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Example sentences from the Web for 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.
British Dictionary definitions for intermediator
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
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
Derived forms of intermediateintermediacy or intermediateness, nounintermediately, adverbintermediation, nounintermediator, noun
Word Origin for intermediate
C17: from Medieval Latin intermediāre to intervene, from Latin inter- + medius middle
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Medical definitions for intermediator
[ ĭn′tər-mē′dē-ĭt ]
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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