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Synonyms of 'mediate'

(verb) 
Definition
to intervene between people or in a dispute in order to bring about agreement
UN officials mediated between the two sides.
Synonyms
intervene
The situation calmed down when police intervened.
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moderate
trying to moderate a quarrel between the two states
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step in (informal)
If no agreement was reached, the army would step in.
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intercede
She had occasionally tried to intercede for me.
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settle
They agreed to try and settle their dispute by negotiation.
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referee
He has refereed in two World Cups.
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umpire
He umpired for school football matches.
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reconcile
It is possible to reconcile these apparently opposing perspectives.
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arbitrate
He arbitrates between investors and members of the association.
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interpose
Police had to interpose themselves between the rival groups.
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conciliate
She has conciliated in more than 600 unfair dismissal cases.
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make peace
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restore harmony
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act as middleman
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bring to terms
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bring to an agreement

Additional synonyms

in the sense of arbitrate
Definition
to settle (a dispute) by arbitration
He arbitrates between investors and members of the association.
Synonyms
pass judgment,
sit in judgment
in the sense of conciliate
She has conciliated in more than 600 unfair dismissal cases.
Synonyms
make the peace,
restore harmony,
pour oil on troubled waters,
clear the air,
act as middleman
in the sense of intercede
Definition
to act as a mediator in order to end a disagreement
She had occasionally tried to intercede for me.

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