As verbs the difference between mediate and convey
is that mediate
is to resolve differences, or to bring about a settlement, between conflicting parties while convey
is to transport; to carry; to take from one place to another.
As an adjective mediate
is acting through a mediating agency.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
To resolve differences, or to bring about a settlement, between conflicting parties.
To intervene between conflicting parties in order to resolve differences or bring about a settlement.
To divide into two equal parts.
To act as an intermediary causal or communicative agent; convey
Acting through a mediating agency.
* (Oliver Sacks)
Intermediate between extremes.
- Vygotsky saw the development of language and mental powers as neither learned, in the ordinary way, nor emerging epigenetically, but as being social and mediate in nature, as arising from the interaction of adult and child, and as internalizing the cultural instrument of language for the processes of thought.
Gained or effected by a medium or condition.
* Sir W. Hamilton
- (Francis Bacon)
- An act of mediate knowledge is complex.
To transport; to carry; to take from one place to another.
- Convey me to my bed, then to my grave.
To communicate; to make known; to portray.
- Air conveys''' sound; words '''convey ideas.
* John Locke
- to convey''' an impression; to '''convey information
(legal) To transfer legal rights (to).
- Men fill one another's heads with noise and sound, but convey not thereby their thoughts.
- He conveyed ownership of the company to his daughter.
(obsolete) To manage with privacy; to carry out.
- The Earl of Desmond secretly conveyed all his lands to feoffees in trust.
(obsolete) To carry or take away secretly; to steal; to thieve.
- I will convey the business as I shall find means.
* (to convey a message) send, relay