from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. In a mediate manner; by the intervention of an intermediary agent or means; by indirect mediation; indirectly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a mediate manner; by a secondary cause or agent; not directly or primarily; by means; -- opposed to immediately.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a mediate manner; by the intervention of a mean or medium; indirectly; by mediation.


mediate +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)


  • It is enough to say here that, according to some theologians, virtually revealed truths belong to the material object of faith and become dogmas in the strict sense when defined or proposed by the Church; and according to others, they do not belong to the material object of faith prior to their definition, but become strict dogmas when defined; and, according to others, they do not belong to the material object of Divine faith at all, nor become dogmas in the strict sense when defined, but may be called mediately-Divine or ecclesiastical dogmas.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 5: Diocese-Fathers of Mercy

  • Mr. Paterson im mediately plugged New York state's $1.1 billion share of the added money into his 2010-11 fiscal plan.

    The Empire State's Stimulus Addiction

  • These two sorts of objects, what we are immediately conscious of and what we are mediately conscious of, are found in all consciousness.

    A good idea at the time

  • Kretz sent me an interesting reaction to the post as an email, and gave me permission to post it in the comments here: My gripe with the post basically is that its drawing a conclusion from brain area activity to the nature of the visually perceptive faculty. this conclusion is drawn mediately, namely via the thesis of causality the premise of all natural science.

    The Two-Streams Hypothesis

  • Im mediately the objections and roadblocks came tumbling out.


  • Troubot answered im - mediately; he was Nepe's closest friend, and he knew he owed his consciousness to her.

    Here There Are Monsters

  • The gorgeous Sarah Bernhardt was so impressed with his work that she im­mediately offered Mucha a long contract.

    Mucha, a proud Czech

  • From Kant's point of view, this is to represent my desk mediately at least in the sense that the concept,, represents an object through other concepts, such as

    Kant's Views on Space and Time

  • This concept of truth is inseparable from the evidence of internal perception (is true what is mediately or immediately self-evident), and this also plays a central role in his theory of knowledge.

    On A Trans-Atlantic Flight

  • The object causes (immediately or mediately) pressure on the sense organ, which causes motion inside us, all the way to the

    Thomas Hobbes


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