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mediator

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noun me·di·a·tor \ˈmē-dē-ˌā-tər\

Definition of mediator

  1. 1 :  one that mediates; especially :  one that mediates between parties at variance

  2. 2 :  a mediating agent in a physical, chemical, or biological process



Examples of mediator

  1. <if you two cannot resolve this argument on your own, we'll have to bring in a mediator>



14th Century

First Known Use of mediator

14th century

Rhymes with mediator

abdicator, abnegator, activator, actuator, adulator, advocator, agitator, alligator, allocator, animator, annotator, applicator, arbitrator, aspirator, aviator, brachiator, buccinator, calculator, calibrator, captivator, carburetor, castigator, circulator, commentator, commutator, compensator, compurgator, concentrator, confiscator, congregator, consecrator, consummator, contemplator, corporator, correlator, cultivator, decorator, defalcator, delegator, demonstrator, denigrator, depredator, desecrater, designator, detonator, deviator, dissipater, dominator, dura mater, educator, elevator, emulator, escalator, estimator, excavator, explicator, expurgator, extirpator, fabricator, fascinator, figure skater, flocculator, formulator, fornicator, fractionator, fumigator, generator, gladiator, hesitater, hibernator, imitator, immolator, impregnator, incubator, indicator, infiltrator, in-line skater, innovator, inhalator, inspirator, instigator, insulator, integrator, lacrimator, liberator, liquidator, literator, lubricator, macerator, masticator, mitigator, moderator, modulator, motivator, mutilator, navigator, nomenclator, nominator, numerator, obturator, operator, orchestrator, oscillator, peculator, percolator, perforator, perpetrator, pia mater, pollinator, postulator, procreator, procurator, promulgator, propagator, punctuator, radiator, re-creator, remonstrator, renovator, resonator, respirator, revelator, roller skater, rubricator, rusticator, salivator, second-rater, selling-plater, separator, simulator, stimulator, subjugator, Sunset Crater, syncopator, syndicator, tabulator, terminator, vaccinator, vacillator, valuator, venerator, ventilator, vindicator, violator, vitiator


Medical Dictionary

mediator

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noun me·di·a·tor \ˈmēd-ē-ˌāt-ər\

Medical Definition of mediator

  1. :  one that mediates; especially :  a mediating agent (as an enzyme or hormone) in a chemical or biological process <substance P, a neuropeptide mediator of analgesic stimuli in peripheral sensory nerves—D. R. Robinson>





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