mediate vs arbitrate

mediate arbitrate

Definitions

  • 1) intermediate between extremes
  • 2) acting through a mediating agency
  • 3) Being in a middle position.
  • 4) Acting through, involving, or dependent on an intervening agency.
  • 5) Acting by means, or by an intervening cause or instrument; not direct or immediate; acting or suffering through an intervening agent or condition.
  • 6) Gained or effected by a medium or condition.
  • 7) Being between the two extremes; middle; interposed; intervening; intermediate.
  • 8) being neither at the beginning nor at the end in a series
  • 9) acting through or dependent on an intervening agency
  • 10) transitive to resolve differences, or to bring about a settlement, between conflicting parties
  • 11) intransitive to intervene between conflicting parties in order to resolve differences or bring about a settlement
  • 12) To divide into two equal parts.
  • 13) occupy an intermediate or middle position or form a connecting link or stage between two others
  • 14) act between parties with a view to reconciling differences
  • 15) To work with two or more disputants in order to bring about an agreement, settlement, or compromise.
  • 16) Physics To convey (a force) between subatomic particles.
  • 17) To resolve or settle (differences) by working with all the conflicting parties.
  • 18) To have a relation to two differing persons, groups, or things.
  • 19) To bring about (a settlement, for example) by working with all the conflicting parties.
  • 20) To effect or convey as an intermediate agent or mechanism.
  • 21) To settle or reconcile differences.
  • 22) rare To be in the middle, or between two; to intervene.
  • 23) To interpose between parties, as the equal friend of each, esp. for the purpose of effecting a reconciliation or agreement.
  • 24) rare To divide into two equal parts.
  • 25) To effect by mediation or interposition; to bring about as a mediator, instrument, or means.

Definitions

  • 1) mathematics (rare) To assign an object an arbitrary value, or otherwise arbitrarily determine it
  • 2) To submit (a dispute) to such judgment
  • 3) mathematics (rare) To assign an object an arbitrary value, or otherwise arbitrarily determine it
  • 4) To make a judgment (on a dispute) as an arbitrator or arbiter
  • 5) act between parties with a view to reconciling differences
  • 6) To give an authoritative decision in regard to as arbitrator; decide or determine.
  • 7) To act as an arbitrator, or formal umpire between contestants; mediate.
  • 8) To submit to arbitration; settle by arbitration: as, to arbitrate a dispute regarding wages.
  • 9) To decide; determine; settle a question or rule otherwise indeterminate.
  • 10) To serve as an arbitrator or arbiter.
  • 11) To submit to settlement or judgment by arbitration.
  • 12) To submit a dispute to arbitration.
  • 13) To judge or decide in or as in the manner of an arbitrator.
  • 14) To decide; to determine.
  • 15) To act as arbitrator or judge
  • 16) To decide, or determine generally.
  • 17) To hear and decide, as arbitrators.

Examples

  • 1) Or, conversely, to mediate space to conform to the properties of each and every particle in it.
  • 2) Other theologians hold that the definitions of dogmatic facts, in the wider and stricter acceptation, are received, not by Divine faith, but by ecclesiastical faith, which some call mediate Divine faith.
  • 3) All truth is either mediate, that is, derived from some other truth or truths; or immediate and original.
  • 4) In a recent press conference, Dolan offered to "mediate" a solution (read: pressure the Park51 planners into moving their project) because the situation reminds him of -- you guessed it -- the Catholic church's decision to move a prayer center away from Auschwitz.
  • 5) He said that he was trying to kind of mediate and massage the relationship that has gone a little bit off track.
  • 6) In trying to find solutions to refugee problems everywhere, UNHCR must invariably "mediate", so to speak, between the concerns of states, and the rights, wishes and aspirations of refugees.
  • 7) a certain number of the bishops and abbots were invested by the king, while many others were appointed and invested by the nobles of the kingdom, the counts and the dukes (i.e. for the so-called mediate bishoprics).
  • 8) Scions for topworking hickories have been employed for what I call "mediate" and
  • 9) As an argument or reasoning process: that kind of mediate inference by which from truths already known we advance to a knowledge of other truths necessarily implied in the former; the mental product or result of that process.
  • 10) The Afrikander nationalists having failed to "mediate" in Pretoria and
  • 11) ‘He says that the army and the police who mediate between the settlers and the villagers are no good.’
  • 12) ‘It was Spring who proposed the establishment of an international body to mediate between the parties.’
  • 13) ‘Again, it was the patron's role to mediate between the artist and the press, ensuring a harmonious relationship on both sides.’
  • 14) ‘Their primary role is to mediate between the bosses and the workers.’
  • 15) ‘He is now attempting to mediate between the two sides.’
  • 16) ‘The licensing unit will mediate between the two parties if there are objections and appeals will be heard by a committee of councillors and, if the licence is still disputed, by magistrates.’
  • 17) ‘She revealed that moves were afoot to send in a representative of the Irish Coastguard Service to mediate between the two sides in about two weeks time to sort out the situation.’
  • 18) ‘He was a member of John Smith's leadership team and his diplomatic skills were used to mediate between Peter Mandelson and Gordon Brown at the height of their feud.’
  • 19) ‘The authority would then attempt to mediate between the two neighbours and find a compromise.’
  • 20) ‘His cousin Charlie feels responsible and tries to mediate between Johnny Boy and Michael the loan shark.’
  • 21) ‘Meanwhile, the US is offering to mediate between Pakistan and Afghanistan after a border clash between the two last week.’
  • 22) ‘I asked what attempt had been made to mediate between dissatisfied community members and the school staff and council.’
  • 23) ‘He tried to mediate between the factions.’
  • 24) ‘Public opinion in Europe strongly supported the Greek struggle and the governments of Britain, France, and Russia signed a protocol agreeing to mediate between the Greeks and Turks.’
  • 25) ‘When, for example, a dispute arises between two lineages over access to a source of water, elders of a neutral lineage will travel to mediate between the warring groups.’
  • 26) ‘The tumult subsided only after the city's notables began to mediate between the two sides; as a final victory, the official was forced to offer a public apology.’
  • 27) ‘While asked to mediate between the rival families of Lusignan and Angoulême, he married the Angoulême heiress Isabella, who had been betrothed to Hugh de Lusignan.’
  • 28) ‘The Councillor has stepped in to mediate between the council and worried library-goers at a meeting due to take place on Tuesday.’
  • 29) ‘Consumer complaints will be investigated by a complaints officer, who will mediate between the consumer and the supplier to try and reach resolution.’
  • 30) ‘And Clinton told Indian lawmakers that Washington has no intention to mediate between India and Pakistan.’
  • 31) ‘With tensions running high, regional and national leaders were brought in to mediate the dispute.’
  • 32) ‘This body consisted of an international list of arbitrators who would mediate disputes between states.’
  • 33) ‘The UN's clout in mediating war has long been diminished.’
  • 34) ‘The problem is that all this military capacity is flowing into a region which doesn't have many institutions to mediate conflict.’
  • 35) ‘I've learned the best way to mediate these arguments is to let them develop into what they will.’
  • 36) ‘The proposal was inspired by attempts to mediate a confrontation between travellers and residents in Westport in 2002.’
  • 37) ‘He or she would administer a force of civilian peacekeepers for operations abroad and would work to mediate international conflicts.’
  • 38) ‘Her duties also included mediating information-sharing disputes between FBI intelligence and criminal agents.’
  • 39) ‘The school has asked these 13 year olds to mediate disputes among students.’
  • 40) ‘There are 10 common mistakes adults make when mediating children's conflict.’
  • 41) ‘If that fails, the principal mediates the conflict.’
  • 42) ‘He mediates arguments between the pilgrims and interjects his comments throughout the different tales.’
  • 43) ‘Secondly, it mediates disputes, striving to reach friendly settlements between complainants and governments.’
  • 44) ‘If they mediated disputes, they were again filling a gap.’
  • 45) ‘In the period of the post-war boom, it mediated the conflict between the classes.’
  • 46) ‘It will also mediate disputes and handle visits by people from each side.’
  • 47) ‘But in the meantime, we need someone to mediate disputes between vendors and researchers.’
  • 48) ‘He also hoped, by keeping America neutral, to have an opportunity to mediate the conflict.’
  • 49) ‘It had been a long day, and she honestly didn't want to mediate another squabble.’
  • 50) ‘He tried to mediate a peaceful solution to the Lebanese civil war in the 1980s, and was instrumental in securing the Taif Accord of 1989.’
  • 51) ‘The World Bank mediated a solution to the Indus River dispute, resulting in negotiation of the 1960 Indus Waters Treaty.’
  • 52) ‘China's refusal to leave the reef has prompted the Philippines to ‘internationalize’ the issue, urging the United Nations to mediate a solution.’
  • 53) ‘He was able to help mediate a solution to the problem of that time.’
  • 54) ‘European leaders traveled to Kiev to mediate a political solution between the parties.’
  • 55) ‘There were his unsuccessful efforts in 1915 and 1916 to mediate a peace among the Great Powers.’
  • 56) ‘No other major power in history has expended so much diplomatic effort, over so many decades, to try to mediate peace among foreign nations.’
  • 57) ‘U.S. president Theodore Roosevelt mediated the treaty agreement and won a Nobel Peace Prize for his role in creating the Treaty of Portsmouth.’
  • 58) ‘Their unions have asked the Labor Ministry to mediate a solution to their back pay and wage demands.’
  • 59) ‘The secretary of the Thai Olympic committee mediated an agreement where the athletes were to be reinstated.’
  • 60) ‘In villages many problems are never reported to the police but are still settled by local custom and mutual agreement mediated by recognized leaders.’
  • 61) ‘Prime Minister Tony Blair has aligned Britain with the US invasion plans, while attempting to mediate an agreement with the rest of the European Union.’
  • 62) ‘The IRC, which under Abbott's regime has no right to mediate an agreement, has accused her of failing to bargain in good faith.’
  • 63) ‘Hays attempted to resolve the growing school conflict by mediating an agreement between Faubus and the federal government.’
  • 64) ‘During the past eight years, several power-sharing arrangements have been mediated without long-term solutions.’
  • 65) ‘Political outcomes are dislocated from the intentions or hopes of individual politicians, as resolutions are mediated between dozens of players and hundreds of officials.’
  • 66) ‘He has also helped mediate peace talks in Burundi.’
  • 67) ‘Russia is part of the so-called quartet that is trying to mediate a resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.’
  • 68) ‘Efforts to mediate and achieve peace by organisations including the United Nations ‘seem at best only to bring a brief respite from all-out fighting’.’
  • 69) ‘Peres said any solution would have to be mediated with Egypt, which has offered to send 750 border guards to the area to prevent weapons smuggling.’
  • 70) ‘Thus this study shows the critical importance of the serotonin system as well as the dopamine system in mediating cocaine's pleasurable effects.’
  • 71) ‘These signals are sent via the chemical messenger serotonin, which is involved in mood regulation and in mediating the effects of the most widely prescribed antidepressants.’
  • 72) ‘However, it is not immediately apparent why nontoxic particles might mediate their effects via their surface.’
  • 73) ‘Because no such effect has been detected on the protein-free DNA, we suppose that DNA-bound proteins mediate the formation of links.’
  • 74) ‘Therefore, it is necessary to investigate factors that may facilitate or mediate these beneficial effects.’
  • 75) ‘She, too, can give praise to the ‘God of Israel’ whose healing power has been mediated through an Israelite healer.’
  • 76) ‘Here we find a greater reliance upon the power of the church and this power is mediated by a very strange and special figure.’
  • 77) ‘Of course, organizations form part of wider power fields and, thus, mediate those power relations to engaged anthropologists and our collaborators.’
  • 78) ‘In an alien environment, holding on to a meaningful life includes embracing icons, for they mediate power and provide powerful resources for connection and continuity.’
  • 79) ‘A more ethnographic approach would have shed some important light on how the Navajo community mediated the changes.’
  • 80) ‘GPCRs are involved in cell communication processes and in mediating such senses as vision, smell, taste, and pain.’
  • 81) ‘First, Mormons often assumed that the social meaning of material goods would both emerge from and be mediated by the local community.’
  • 82) ‘Hence any communication mediated by an information infrastructure constitutes a transaction.’
  • 83) ‘Focus on the power of Christ's speech, which is mediated through scripture and the witness of the Spirit.’
  • 84) ‘We can show how the resulting infrastructure mediates social power, and how activists can intervene in the process.’
  • 85) ‘The process was mediated by the class structure, the role of the state, and the acquisition and use of power by professions.’
  • 86) ‘However, the original focal site does not mediate the link between other sites and the language name.’
  • 87) ‘A competing, though less compelling, interpretation is that similarity mediates the link between liking and perceived intelligence.’
  • 88) ‘Future work may identify explicit factors mediating the links between somatic and psychological symptoms.’
  • 89) ‘So far, several models have been proposed for structures mediating this transition.’
  • 90) ‘Here, the white ribbon is read as a robe that mediates structure and decoration and opens the building to other forms of signification.’
  • 91) ‘I'm not sure whether this syntactic habit is mediated by gender; it may be merely a consequence of ignorance.’
  • 92) ‘His claims, that there was a link between the MMR vaccine and autism that was mediated by inflammatory bowel disease, were first publicised in 1998.’
  • 93) ‘I am not happy with this linear story that branches out, this too-facile mapping of narrative over music, mediated by an imaginary structural diagram.’
  • 94) ‘In contrast, Seng and others report that the causal link is indirect, mediated largely by run-away behavior.’

Examples

  • 1) In order to avoid conflict between these great peoples, King Ferdinand has asked that we arbitrate their differences.
  • 2) V. iv.20 (522,4) arbitrate] -- _arbitrate_ is _determine_.
  • 3) Quoting an earlier ruling by the court, Scalia explained that "a prime objective of an agreement to arbitrate is to achieve 'streamlined proceedings and expeditious results,'" and that requiring the class-action litigation to proceed would be at odds with the intent of the FAA and the benefits that arbitration agreements ostensibly provide.
  • 4) Class actions actually promote the prime objective of an agreement to arbitrate, which is "'streamlined proceedings and expeditious results.'"
  • 5) Class actions actually promote the prime objective of an agreement to arbitrate, which is "'streamlined proceedings and expeditious results.'" ...
  • 6) The executive branch would "arbitrate" absent action by Congress, and the only action by Congress that would be constitutional is a law about the future.
  • 7) The college students who organize or join these peace-at-any-price leagues are engaged, according to their feeble abilities, in cultivating a standard of manhood which, if logically applied, would make them desire to "arbitrate" with any tough individual who slapped the sister or sweetheart of one of them in the face.
  • 8) If that is continued a few more years, then all, strong as well as weak, will be glad to "arbitrate" if we ask them to.
  • 9) It gives authority to resolve disputes among member firms to Deloitte Central's CEO or designee, to "arbitrate" them, suggesting a power to control.
  • 10) You see the philosophical problem here of wanting a purpose in life, and one without … I can’t arbitrate which is right, but both sides are practicing religion
  • 11) Prince Charles is poised to extend his influence over the skyline with an offer to arbitrate Britain's most significant planning applications, a role previously executed by a quango that had its funding axed in the comprehensive spending review.
  • 12) ‘In Britain judges arbitrated on the fate of the convicted during the trial and used their powers of mercy to demonstrate the majesty of the law to a wider populace.’
  • 13) ‘It states that you do not arbitrate but, rather, the public does.’
  • 14) ‘The rational behind Weber is that were parties have a collective agreement and an arbitration provision, they should arbitrate their disputes and not utilize the court process.’
  • 15) ‘The court was given extensive powers to prevent strikes, arbitrate and enforce settlement of industrial disputes.’
  • 16) ‘Firstly he legislated to restrict the Commission's power to arbitrate and, in doing so, its capacity to conciliate.’
  • 17) ‘In such a case, legislation would be sent to the Expediency Council - another conservative body that arbitrates between the Parliament and the Guardian Council - for a final decision.’
  • 18) ‘Who decides, who arbitrates, whether what was said or done was right?’
  • 19) ‘The contesting parties choose the judges who will arbitrate, choose which issues and legal principles are to apply and also decide whether the public has any access to the proceedings.’
  • 20) ‘Sometimes I am called upon to arbitrate in disputes between members and the House.’
  • 21) ‘Well, we know that the Workplace Relations Act explicitly excludes ‘training’ as a matter upon which the commission may arbitrate.’
  • 22) ‘Pending the establishment of judicial procedures to hear labor and administrative disputes, the regulation says the commission can arbitrate in such cases.’
  • 23) ‘It further said the code of conduct ensured that an aggrieved party could go to the ombudsman who would arbitrate.’
  • 24) ‘The Commission is empowered to arbitrate on the issues contained in the matter.’
  • 25) ‘The Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration has been called in to arbitrate on the dispute.’
  • 26) ‘As he grew up, he became known for his truthfulness, generosity and sincerity, so that he was sought after for his ability to arbitrate in disputes.’
  • 27) ‘He warned the council in an address yesterday afternoon not to attempt to arbitrate on the matter as it was only the courts that could interpret the law.’
  • 28) ‘On his journey north to arbitrate in this dispute, Henry had a remarkable and memorable encounter.’
  • 29) ‘The result has been a huge number of cases, with resulting financial benefits for the four companies allowed to arbitrate in such disputes.’
  • 30) ‘In 1679 the Royal Society sent Halley to Danzig to arbitrate in a dispute between Hooke and Hevelius.’
  • 31) ‘Senior monks serve as guidance counsellors, and advise and arbitrate in local disputes.’
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