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Mediate   /mˈidiˌeɪt/   Listen

Acting through or dependent on an intervening agency.
Being neither at the beginning nor at the end in a series.  Synonyms: in-between, middle.  "In a mediate position" , "The middle point on a line"

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"Mediate" Quotes from Famous Books

... and second stages of the early Greek philosophy. Is there any reason why the conception of measure in the first part, which is formed by the union of quality and quantity, should not have been equally placed in the second division of mediate or reflected ideas? The more we analyze them the less exact does the coincidence of philosophy and the history of philosophy appear. Many terms which were used absolutely in the beginning of philosophy, such as 'Being,' 'matter,' ...
— Sophist • Plato

... published his epoch-making work "Traite d'Auscultation Mediate," the result of his recent experiments in listening to human heart-beats and lung respirations through a hollow cylinder. Various names were given to the instrument until Laennec decided to call it "stethoscope," the name it has ever since retained. ...
— A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year - Volume Two (of Three) • Edwin Emerson

... with Musa, the king at Kaze, who had shown himself friendly on a previous expedition, I underwent some trying experiences in trying to mediate between two rival rulers, Snay and Manua Sera, between whom there was continual wrangle and conflict. On one occasion Musa, who was suffering from a sharp illness, to prove to me that he was bent on leaving Kaze the same ...
— The World's Greatest Books, Volume 19 - Travel and Adventure • Various

... citizens had an interview with the king in the Tower, to whom they showed the barons' letter. The result was, that Henry availed himself of their services to mediate between him and the barons. A deputation of citizens accordingly travelled to Dover, where an understanding was arrived at between the hostile parties. The citizens were prepared to support the barons, subject to their fealty to the ...
— London and the Kingdom - Volume I • Reginald R. Sharpe

Words linked to "Mediate" :   immediate, indirect, immediacy, talk terms, immediateness, mediation, mediator, negotiate, lie, negociate

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