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Correct spelling:
mediate
Definition:
act between parties with a view to reconciling differences; " He interceded in the family dispute"; " He mediated a settlement"

Synonyms:

adjective
all
mediate.
noun
arbitrate
propitiate.
mediate
arbitrate, in-between, indirect, intercede, intermediate, liaise, mediated, middle.
verb
compromise
accommodate, adjust, allow, appease, bargain, compensate, compromise, concede, reconcile, settle.
intervene
aid, expedite, implement.
judge
adjudicate, appraise, arbitrate, assess, consider, decide, determine, find, judge, pronounce, referee, resolve, rule, sentence.
mediate
assist, conciliate, facilitate, intercede, intervene, negotiate, parley.
order
arrange, array, balance, cast, categorize, chart, class, classify, collate, compose, control, design, devise, establish, fix, form, frame, grade, group, harmonize, integrate, maintain, marshal, normalize, orchestrate, order, organize, pigeonhole, place, plan, plot, prepare, program, rank, rate, rationalize, regulate, right, schedule, schematize, scheme, score, screen, separate, set, shape, sift, sort, stabilize, stratify, structure, subordinate, support, systematize, type, unify, unsnarl, Methodize.
stative
mediate.
try to bring to an agreement
arbitrate, conciliate, deal, intercede, interfere, intermediate, interpose, intervene, moderate, negotiate, propitiate, reconcile, referee, resolve, settle, umpire, make peace, step in, meet halfway, bring to terms, act as middle, go fifty-fifty, make a deal, restore harmony, strike happy medium, trade off.
Examples of usage:
  1. We find, indeed, that even in the subsequent acts of a continuous, but mediate creation, he is compelled to acknowledge a supernatural power as acting, in each individual case, according to established natural laws; for he says expressly, " There cannot be an inherent intelligence in these laws; the intelligence appears external to the laws, something of which the laws are but as the expression of the will and power. – Modern Atheism under its forms of Pantheism, Materialism, Secularism, Development, and Natural Laws by James Buchanan
  2. By a circular note addressed by the ministers of Spain to the allied powers, with whom they are respectively accredited, it appears that the allies have undertaken to mediate between Spain and the South American Provinces, and that the manner and extent of their interposition would be settled by a congress which was to have met at Aix- la- Chapelle in September last. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  3. This Government has not been invited to mediate, and on the other hand has sought no intervention in that matter, further than to evince its kindliest disposition toward such a speedy and direct adjustment by the two sovereign States in interest as shall comport with equity and honor. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  4. Should the lord be too severe, it shall be the duty of the magistrate, in every place and corner, where it occurs, to mediate therein and settle it according to equitable principles. – The Life and Times of Ulric Zwingli by Johann Hottinger
  5. Intervention was confined to the despatch of an embassy to England with instructions to mediate between the two parties. – History of Holland by George Edmundson

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