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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Arbitrate  \Ar"bi*trate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Arbitrated};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Arbitrating}.]  [L.  arbitratus  p.  p.  of 
  arbitrari  to  be  a  hearer  or  beholder  of  something  to  make  a 
  decision,  to  give  judgment,  fr  arbiter.  See  {Arbiter}.] 
  1.  To  hear  and  decide,  as  arbitrators;  as  to  choose  to 
  arbitrate  a  disputed  case. 
 
  2.  To  decide,  or  determine  generally.  --South. 
 
  There  shall  your  swords  and  lances  arbitrate  The 
  swelling  difference  of  your  settled  hate.  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Arbitrate  \Ar"bi*trate\,  v.  i. 
  1.  To  decide;  to  determine.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  act  as  arbitrator  or  judge;  as  to  arbitrate  upon 
  several  reports;  to  arbitrate  in  disputes  among  neighbors; 
  to  arbitrate  between  parties  to  a  suit. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  arbitrate 
  v  1:  act  between  parties  with  a  view  to  reconciling  differences; 
  "He  interceded  in  the  family  dispute"  [syn:  {intercede}, 
  {mediate},  {liaise}] 
  2:  settle  a  dispute;  "He  mediated  a  settlement"  [syn:  {mediate}] 




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