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English adjective: intermediate

1. intermediate lying between two extremes in time or space or state

SamplesGoing from sitting to standing without intermediate pushes with the hands.
Intermediate stages in a process.
Intermediate stops on the route.
An intermediate range plane.

Similarantepenultimate, gray, grey, halfway, in-between, junior, mediate, middle, next-to-last, next-to-last, penultimate, second-year, sophomore, subterminal, third-year


2. intermediate around the middle of a scale of evaluation

SamplesAn orange of average size.
Intermediate capacity.
Medium bombers.

Synonymsaverage, medium



English noun: intermediate

1. intermediate (substance) a substance formed during a chemical process before the desired product is obtained

Broader (hypernym)chemical, chemical substance

English verb: intermediate

1. intermediate (communication) act between parties with a view to reconciling differences

SamplesHe interceded in the family dispute.
He mediated a settlement.

Synonymsarbitrate, intercede, liaise, mediate

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)negociate, negotiate, talk terms

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