[ mee-dee-eyt ]
Part of SpeechverbOrigin + Etymology
Late Middle English; from the late Latin mediatus "placed in the middle," past participle of the verb mediare, from the Latin medius "middle"
verbto act between parties to effect an agreement, compromise, reconciliation, etc.
verbA) Rebecca decided that she would no longer mediate between the two; if they wanted to fight like that, it would be best to be rid of them both. B) Francine was sick of having to mediate between her divorced parents.