Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb mediate

2 senses of mediate

Sense 1
intercede, mediate, intermediate, liaise, arbitrate -- (act between parties with a view to reconciling differences; "He interceded in the family dispute"; "He mediated a settlement")
       => negociate, negotiate, talk terms -- (discuss the terms of an arrangement; "They negotiated the sale of the house")

Sense 2
mediate -- (occupy an intermediate or middle position or form a connecting link or stage between two others; "mediate between the old and the new")
       => lie -- (be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position)

Antonyms of adj mediate

2 senses of mediate

Sense 1
mediate (vs. immediate) -- (acting through or dependent on an intervening agency; "the disease spread by mediate as well as direct contact")

immediate (vs. mediate) -- (having no intervening medium; "an immediate influence")
        => direct, unmediated -- (having no intervening persons, agents, conditions; "in direct sunlight"; "in direct contact with the voters"; "direct exposure to the disease"; "a direct link"; "the direct cause of the accident"; "direct vote")

Sense 2
in-between, mediate, middle -- (being neither at the beginning nor at the end in a series; "adolescence is an awkward in-between age"; "in a mediate position"; "the middle point on a line")

INDIRECT (VIA intermediate) -> terminal -- (being or situated at an end; "the endmost pillar"; "terminal buds on a branch"; "a terminal station"; "the terminal syllable")

Similarity of adj mediate

2 senses of mediate

Sense 1
mediate (vs. immediate) -- (acting through or dependent on an intervening agency; "the disease spread by mediate as well as direct contact")
       => indirect -- (having intervening factors or persons or influences; "reflection from the ceiling provided a soft indirect light"; "indirect evidence"; "an indirect cause")
       => mediated -- (acting or brought about through an intervening agency; "the mediated settlement brought satisfaction to both sides")

Sense 2
in-between, mediate, middle -- (being neither at the beginning nor at the end in a series; "adolescence is an awkward in-between age"; "in a mediate position"; "the middle point on a line")
       => intermediate (vs. terminal) -- (lying between two extremes in time or space or state; "going from sitting to standing without intermediate pushes with the hands"; "intermediate stages in a process"; "intermediate stops on the route"; "an intermediate range plane")

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