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arbitrate

Legal Definition of arbitrate

Verb

  1. To submit to or settle by arbitration
  2. To act as judge or arbitrator, as for a case.

Definition of arbitrate

Etymology

    < Latin arbitratus, pp. of arbitrari ("to be a witness, act as umpire") < arbiter ("umpire"); see arbiter.

Verb

to 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
  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...

Related terms

External links

  • arbitrate in Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
  • arbitrate in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911

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