mediate - definition and synonyms

verb 

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/ˈmiːdieɪt/
present tense
I/you/we/theymediate
he/she/itmediates
present participlemediating
past tensemediated
past participlemediated
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to try to end a disagreement between two people or groups
    mediate between:

    The Bishop mediates between the demonstrators and the authorities.

    1. a.
      [transitive] to find an agreement or solution that settles a disagreement

      Iran mediated an agreement between the two African countries last September.

  2. 2
    [transitive] formal to influence or cause a process or event

derived words

mediation

 

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/ˌmiːdiˈeɪʃ(ə)n/
noun [uncountable]

mediator

 

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noun [countable]
singularmediator
pluralmediators