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intermediate

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of intermediate

  1. 1 being about midway between extremes of amount or size with a compact being too small and a van too large, we settled on an intermediate-sized sedan Synonyms of intermediate average, middle, mean, median, medium, middling, midsize (also midsized), moderate, modestWords Related to intermediate reasonable; common, commonplace, conventional, normal, popular, regular, routine, standard, typical, usual; adequate, passable, tolerableNear Antonyms of intermediate excessive, extreme; exceptional, rare, strange, uncommon, unusual; distinctive, idiosyncratic, special, unique; individual, peculiar, private

  2. 2 occupying a position equally distant from the ends or extremes although the party activists tend to back candidates with somewhat extreme views, ordinary voters generally prefer the intermediate aspirant Synonyms of intermediate central, halfway, intermediary, middle, medial, median, mediate, medium, mid, midmostWords Related to intermediate equidistant; inmost, inner, innermost, nearest; betwixt and between, borderline, gray (also grey), in-betweenNear Antonyms of intermediate outer, peripheralAntonyms of intermediate extreme, farthest, farthermost, furthermost, furthest, outermost, outmost, remotest, utmost


intermediate

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of intermediate

  1. one who works with opposing sides in order to bring about an agreement she often used her father as an intermediate in arguments with her mother Synonyms of intermediate broker, buffer, conciliator, go-between, honest broker, interceder, intercessor, intermediary, mediator, interposer, middleman, peacemakerWords Related to intermediate troubleshooter; moderator; bargainer, negotiant, negotiator; appeaser, pacificator, pacifier, reconciler; agent, attorney, deputy, factor, procurator, proxy; liaison, medium; ambassador, emissary, envoy, legate, messenger; delegate, representative; busybody, interferer, meddler; arbiter, arbitrator, judge, referee, umpire; adviser (also advisor), counselor (or counsellor)


intermediate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of intermediate

  1. to act as a go-between for opposing sides if the secretary-general chooses to intermediate in this dispute, he'll need all of his diplomatic skills just to get both sides in the same room Synonyms of intermediate intercede, intervene, interpose, mediateWords Related to intermediate butt in, interfere, intrude, meddle, obtrude, pry, snoop; arbitrate, moderate, negotiate, referee; barge (in), bother; break (in), chime in, cut in; infringe, invade, trespassNear Antonyms of intermediate stand by; avoid, eschew, shun; disregard, ignore, overlook



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