Mediately vs Mediate - What's the difference?

mediately | mediate | Derived terms |

Mediately is a derived term of mediate.


As a adverb mediately

is in a mediate manner; by the intervention of an intermediary agent or means; by indirect mediation; indirectly.

As a verb mediate is

to resolve differences, or to bring about a settlement, between conflicting parties.

As a adjective mediate is

acting through a mediating agency.

mediately

English

Adverb

(-)
  • In a mediate manner; by the intervention of an intermediary agent or means; by indirect mediation; indirectly.
  • He derived his impressions of things not directly from them, but mediately from other people's impressions about them.

    Antonyms

    * immediately * directly

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    Anagrams

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    mediate

    English

    Verb

    (mediat)
  • 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.
  • (Holder)
  • To act as an intermediary causal or communicative agent; convey
  • Adjective

  • Acting through a mediating agency.
  • * (Oliver Sacks)
  • 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.
  • Intermediate between extremes.
  • (Prior)
  • Gained or effected by a medium or condition.
  • (Francis Bacon)
  • * Sir W. Hamilton
  • An act of mediate knowledge is complex.

    Derived terms

    * mediately