intermediary


intermediary
in·ter·me·di·ary /ˌin-tər-'mē-dē-ˌer-ē/ n pl -ar·ies: one that acts as a means or go-between in a matter involving other parties
a reinsurance intermediary see also learned intermediary
intermediary adj

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

intermediary
I noun agent, arbiter, arbitrator, buffer, conciliator, connecting link, connection, delegate, deprecator, diplomat, emissary, go-between, intercedes intercessor, link, mediary, mediator, medium, middleman, moderator, negotiant, negotiator, peacemaker, pleader, propitiator, reconciler, referee, representative, vehicle II index adjuster, advocate (counselor), agent, arbiter, arbitrator, broker, clerical, deputy, factor (commission merchant), forum (medium), go-between, instrumentality, interagent, interlocutory, intermediate, liaison, medium, mesne, ministerial, procurator, referee, umpire, vicarious (delegated)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • Intermediary — In ter*me di*a*ry, a. [Cf. F. interm[ e]diaire.] Lying, coming, or done, between; intermediate; as, an intermediary project. [1913 Webster] {Intermediary amputation} (Surg.), an amputation for injury, performed after inflammation has set in.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Intermediary — In ter*me di*a*ry, n.; pl. {Intermediaries}. One who, or that which, is intermediate; an interagent; a go between; a mediator. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intermediary — 1788 (adj.); 1791 (n.), from Fr. intermédiaire (17c.), from M.L. intermedium, from L. intermedius (see INTERMEDIATE (Cf. intermediate)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • intermediary — [n] person who negotiates agent, broker, channel, connection, cutout, delegate, emissary, entrepreneur, fixer, go between*, influence, instrument, interagent, interceder, intercessor, intermediate, mediator, medium, middle person, negotiator,… …   New thesaurus

  • intermediary — ► NOUN (pl. intermediaries) ▪ a mediator. ► ADJECTIVE ▪ intermediate …   English terms dictionary

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