Go-between Go"-be*tween`, n. A negotiator who acts as a link between parties; an intermediate agent; a broker; a procurer; -- sometimes in a disparaging sense. --Shak.

Syn: mediator, intermediator, intermediary. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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  • go-between — ˈgo between noun [countable] a person or company that acts for another person or company as their representative or agent: • We act as a go between for supplier and buyers and help them develop trading links. * * * go between UK US /ˈgəʊbɪˌtwiːn/ …   Financial and business terms

  • go-between — n someone who takes messages from one person or group to another because the two sides cannot meet or do not want to meet act/serve as a go between ▪ A UN representative will act as a go between for leaders of the two countries …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • go-between — (n.) 1590s, from GO (Cf. go) (v.) + BETWEEN (Cf. between). Verbal phrase meaning act as a mediator is recorded from 1540s …   Etymology dictionary

  • go-between — go betweens N COUNT A go between is a person who takes messages between people who are unable or unwilling to meet each other. He will act as a go between to try and work out an agenda. Syn: intermediary …   English dictionary

  • go-between — [gō′bē twēn΄] n. a person who deals with each of two sides in making arrangements between them; intermediary …   English World dictionary

  • go-between — go′ between n. a person who acts as an intermediary between persons or groups • Etymology: 1590–1600 …   From formal English to slang

  • go-between — I noun agent, appeaser, arbiter, arbitrator, conciliator, connecting link, connection, dealer, diplomat, interagent, intercedes intermediary, intermediate, intermediate agent, intermediator, interpres, link, mediary, mediator, middleman,… …   Law dictionary

  • go-between — [n] person acting as an agent arbitrator, attorney, broker, dealer, delegate, deputy, emissary, entrepreneur, envoy, factor, interagent, interceder, intercessor, intermediary, intermediate, intermediator, liaison, matchmaker, mediator, medium,… …   New thesaurus

  • go-between — ► NOUN ▪ an intermediary or negotiator …   English terms dictionary

  • go-between — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms go between : singular go between plural go betweens someone who takes messages between people who cannot meet or who do not want to meet …   English dictionary

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