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mid

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adjective \ˈmid\

Simple Definition of mid

  • : in or near the middle of something

Full Definition of mid

  1. 1 :  being the part in the middle or midst <in mid ocean> —often used in combination <mid-August>

  2. 2 :  occupying a middle position

  3. 3 of a vowel :  articulated with the arch of the tongue midway between its highest and its lowest elevation

mid adverb

Examples of mid

  1. the mid to late 1700s

  2. <her mid molar will have to be extracted and replaced by a bridge>



Origin of mid

Middle English, from Old English midde; akin to Old High German mitti middle, Latin medius, Greek mesos


First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with mid


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mid

preposition

Definition of mid

  1. :  amid



Examples of mid

  1. <mid a tangle of weeds grew a perfect rose>



15th Century

First Known Use of mid

15th century


MID Defined for Kids

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mid

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adjective \ˈmid\

Definition of mid

  1. :  being the part in the middle <mid-June>




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mid

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preposition

Definition of mid

  1. :  amid <I hid mid the bushes.>





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