Last modified on 9 November 2014, at 23:12

arbitrate

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin arbitratus, past participle of arbitrari (to be a witness, act as umpire), from arbiter (umpire); see arbiter.

VerbEdit

arbitrate (third-person singular simple present arbitrates, present participle arbitrating, simple past and past participle arbitrated)

  1. To make a judgment (on a dispute) as an arbitrator or arbiter
    to arbitrate a disputed case
    • Shakespeare
      There shall your swords and lances arbitrate / The swelling difference of your settled hate.
  2. To submit (a dispute) to such judgment
  3. (mathematics, rare) To assign an object an arbitrary value, or otherwise arbitrarily determine it
    We wish to show f is continuous. Arbitrate epsilon greater than zero...

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VerbEdit

arbitrate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of arbitrare
  2. second-person plural imperative of arbitrare
  3. feminine plural of arbitrato

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ParticipleEdit

arbitrāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of arbitrātus