- 1a person or an organization that helps other people or organizations to make an agreement by being a means of communication between them synonym go-between, mediator
- 2 Financial institutions act as intermediaries between lenders and borrowers. All talks have so far been conducted through an intermediary.
NAmE//ˌɪntərˈmidiˌɛri//(pl. intermediaries) intermediary (between A and B)
to play an intermediary role in the dispute
intermediary adjective [only before noun]jump to other results