Back in 2010, we assumed we had a way to “arbitrate” the budget problem with the Simpson-Bowles Commission.
Thither he repaired to arbitrate in the quarrel of two Boundary Riders.
Elizabeth at once offered to arbitrate between Mary and her subjects.
Citizens in all walks of life implored Mr. Calhoun to arbitrate his difference with his men.
I have noticed that it is generally the one who is in the wrong who refuses to arbitrate.
I will not go to war upon an issue upon which, when we go to a third power to arbitrate upon it, they will say we are wrong.
"Let the peace of God rule (or arbitrate) in your hearts" (Col. 3: 15).
He must feed them in the famine, he must arbitrate their disputes, and he must lead them at all times.
This is my section, Grant drawled with no show of inclination to arbitrate the matter.
The company arrogantly declares that there is nothing to arbitrate.
1580s (arbitrable is recorded from 1530s), "to give an authoritative decision," from Latin arbitratus, past participle of arbitrari "be of an opinion, give a decision," from arbiter (see arbiter). Meaning "to act as an arbitrator" is from 1610s. Related: Arbitrated; arbitrating. The earlier verb form was arbitren (early 15c.).