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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 me·di·ate /ˈmidiˌet/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 me·di·ate /ˈmɪdɪˌet/ 及物動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Me·di·ate a.
 1. Being between the two extremes; middle; interposed; intervening; intermediate.
 2. Acting by means, or by an intervening cause or instrument; not direct or immediate; acting or suffering through an intervening agent or condition.
 3. Gained or effected by a medium or condition.
    An act of mediate knowledge is complex.   --Sir W. Hamilton.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Me·di·ate v. i. [imp. & p. p. Mediated p. pr. & vb. n. Mediating.]
 1. To be in the middle, or between two; to intervene. [R.]
 2. To interpose between parties, as the equal friend of each, esp. for the purpose of effecting a reconciliation or agreement; as, to mediate between nations.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Me·di·ate, v. t.
 1. To effect by mediation or interposition; to bring about as a mediator, instrument, or means; as, to mediate a peace.
 2. To divide into two equal parts. [R.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: acting through or dependent on an intervening agency; "the
             disease spread by mediate as well as direct contact"
             [ant: immediate]
      2: 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" [syn: in-between,
      v 1: act between parties with a view to reconciling differences;
           "He interceded in the family dispute"; "He mediated a
           settlement" [syn: intercede, intermediate, liaise,
      2: occupy an intermediate or middle position or form a
         connecting link or stage between two others; "mediate
         between the old and the new"