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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 in a sentence

  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


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>




Law Dictionary

mediator

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noun me·di·a·tor \ˈmē-dē-ˌā-tər\

Legal Definition of mediator

  1. :  one that works to effect reconciliation, settlement, or compromise between parties at variance — compare arbitrator





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