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MEDIATE

1. [v] act between parties with a view to reconciling differences; "He interceded in the family dispute"; "He mediated a settlement"

2. [v] occupy an intermediate or middle position or form a connecting link or stage between two others; "mediate between the old and the new"

3. [a] acting through or dependent on an intervening agency; "the disease spread by mediate as well as direct contact"

4. [s] 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"

similar words

1. [s] indirect

2. [s] mediated

3. [a] intermediate

opposite words

1. [a] immediate

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