As verbs the difference between mediate and sequester
is that mediate
is to resolve differences, or to bring about a settlement, between conflicting parties while sequester
is to separate from all external influence.
As a adjective mediate
is acting through a mediating agency.
As a noun sequester is
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 separate from all external influence; to seclude; to withdraw.
- The jury was sequestered from the press by the judge's order.
To separate in order to store.
- when men most sequester themselves from action
To set apart; to put aside; to remove; to separate from other things.
* Francis Bacon
- The coal burning plant was ordered to sequester its CO2 emissions.
(chemistry) To prevent an ion in solution from behaving normally by forming a coordination compound
(legal) To temporarily remove (property) from the possession of its owner and hold it as security against legal claims.
To cause (one) to submit to the process of sequestration; to deprive (one) of one's estate, property, etc.
- I had wholly sequestered my civil affairss.
(transitive, US, politics, legal) To remove (certain funds) automatically from a budget.
- It was his tailor and his cook, his fine fashions and his French ragouts, which sequestered him.
To seize and hold enemy property.
To withdraw; to retire.
- The Budget Control Act of 2011 sequestered 1.2 trillion dollars over 10 years on January 2, 2013.
To renounce (as a widow may) any concern with the estate of her husband.
- to sequester out of the world into Atlantic and Utopian politics
(legal) A person with whom two or more contending parties deposit the subject matter of the controversy; one who mediates between two parties; a referee.
(medicine) A sequestrum.