Type: noun, adjective

Definitions: (noun) An intermediate is someone who acts between other people. (adjective) If something is intermediate, it is between other things.

Examples: (noun) He acted as an intermediate to help translate messages between the two groups. (adjective) These sounds represent an intermediate stage between basic animal communication and language. (adjective) Most people who get beyond the beginner language stage get stuck being intermediate. Daily practice is the way to become advanced.

Synonyms: adjectives: in-between, middle. nouns: intermediary, mediator.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 9 A