To act as referee
(Intransitive) To become smooth.
To gain or try to gain someone's friendship or goodwill.
To have a discussion, especially with an enemy.
Placate is defined as to soothe someone who is angry or upset by making concessions.
(Intransitive) To occur, fall, or come between, points of time, or events; as, an instant intervened between the flash and the report; nothing intervened (i.e. between the intention and the execution) to prevent the undertaking.
To intervene for the purpose of producing agreement; mediate
To insert a remark, question, or argument.
To make a decision in a legal case or proceeding:
To order, establish, or decide by decree:
(Archaic) To put an end to legally; terminate under the law.
To determine the winner of (a contest) or settle (a controversy)
To decide or declare authoritatively or judicially; decree:
(Sports, intransitive) To act as an umpire in a game.
To determine, as something which is exposed to doubt or question; to free from uncertainty or wavering; to make sure, firm, or constant; to establish; to compose; to quiet.
To cause to appear less harsh or severe than is the case:
To arrange, in the manner of a broker
To establish a liaison with another group or entity
(Informal, Dial.) To take legal action (against)
To settle conclusively all contention or uncertainty about:
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