Simple Definition of arbitrate
: to settle an argument between two people or groups after hearing the opinions and ideas of both
Examples of arbitrate in a sentence
The council will arbitrate among the interest groups.
arbitrate between managers and staff
She will arbitrate the dispute.
First Known Use of arbitrate
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Definition of arbitrate for Students
1 : to settle a disagreement after hearing the arguments of both sides <She agreed to arbitrate their dispute.>
2 : to refer a dispute to others for settlement <Since we couldn't agree, we decided to arbitrate our differences.>
Legal Definition of arbitrate
1 : to act as arbitrator for
2 : to bring to arbitration for settlement <agreed to arbitrate their dispute>
: to act as arbitrator
arbitrative\-ˌtrā-tiv\ play adjective
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