Definitions of intermediate

  1. act between parties with a view to reconciling differences; "He interceded in the family dispute"; "He mediated a settlement" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. That which lies between; a go-between. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. around the middle of a scale of evaluation of physical measures; "an orange of average size"; "intermediate capacity"; "a plane with intermediate range"; "medium bombers" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. lying between two extremes in time or space or degree; "going from sitting to standing without intermediate pushes with the hands"; "intermediate stages in a process"; "intermediate stops on the route"; "an intermediate level" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. Lying or being in the middle place or degree, or between two extremes; coming or done between; intervening; interposed; interjacent; as, an intermediate space or time; intermediate colors. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Existing or lying in the middle; coming between. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. Lying in the middle, or between. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. Being in a middle place or degree; lying between. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. Lying or being in the middle between two extremes; interposed. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. Lying or being in the middle, between two extremes; being between two points; intervening. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  11. Occurring between two points or parts; a nerve-mass; certain areas of the brain; a disc in striated muscle. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.

Usage examples for intermediate

  1. Newman is so clear that he has often been accused of being, and sometimes is, a little hard; but this is not always or often the case: it is especially not so when he is dealing with things which, as in the sermon just referred to and that other on " The Intermediate State," admit the diffusion of religious awe. – A History of Nineteenth Century Literature (1780-1895) by George Saintsbury
  2. When citybound frequent connection by train or tram from their respective intermediate station or terminal. – Ulysses by James Joyce