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1mid

adjective \ˈmid\

: in or near the middle of something

Full Definition of MID

1
:  being the part in the middle or midst <in mid ocean> —often used in combination <mid-August>
2
:  occupying a middle position
3
of a vowel :  articulated with the arch of the tongue midway between its highest and its lowest elevation
mid adverb
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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

2mid

preposition

Definition of MID

:  amid

Examples of MID

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

First Known Use of MID

15th century

Related to MID

Synonyms
amid (or amidst), among, midst, through
MID Defined for Kids

1mid

adjective \ˈmid\

Definition of MID for Kids

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

2mid

preposition

Definition of MID for Kids

:  amid <I hid mid the bushes.>
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