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INTERMEDIATE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does intermediate mean? 

INTERMEDIATE (noun)
  The noun INTERMEDIATE has 1 sense:

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

  Familiarity information: INTERMEDIATE used as a noun is very rare.


INTERMEDIATE (adjective)
  The adjective INTERMEDIATE has 2 senses:

1. lying between two extremes in time or space or degree
2. around the middle of a scale of evaluation of physical measures

  Familiarity information: INTERMEDIATE used as an adjective is rare.


INTERMEDIATE (verb)
  The verb INTERMEDIATE has 1 sense:

1. act between parties with a view to reconciling differences

  Familiarity information: INTERMEDIATE used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


INTERMEDIATE (noun)


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Meaning:

A substance formed during a chemical process before the desired product is obtained

Classified under:

Nouns denoting substances

Hypernyms ("intermediate" is a kind of...):

chemical; chemical substance (produced by or used in a reaction involving changes in atoms or molecules)


INTERMEDIATE (adjective)


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Meaning:

Lying between two extremes in time or space or degree

Context examples:

going from sitting to standing without intermediate pushes with the hands / intermediate stages in a process / intermediate stops on the route / an intermediate level

Similar:

gray; grey (intermediate in character or position)

halfway (at a point midway between two extremes)

in-between; mediate; middle (being neither at the beginning nor at the end in a series)

junior; next-to-last; third-year (used of the third or next to final year in United States high school or college)

second (coming next after first)

second-year; sophomore (used of the second year in United States high school or college)

Antonym:

first (preceding all others in time or space or degree)

last (coming after all others in time or space or degree or being the only one remaining)


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Meaning:

Around the middle of a scale of evaluation of physical measures

Synonyms:

medium; intermediate; average

Context examples:

an orange of average size / intermediate capacity / a plane with intermediate range / medium bombers

Similar:

moderate (being within reasonable or average limits; not excessive or extreme)


INTERMEDIATE (verb)


Sense 1intermediate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Act between parties with a view to reconciling differences

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

mediate; liaise; intermediate; intercede; arbitrate

Context examples:

He interceded in the family dispute / He mediated a settlement

Hypernyms (to "intermediate" is one way to...):

negociate; negotiate; talk terms (discuss the terms of an arrangement)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s PP


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