adjective \ˈmid\

: in or near the middle of something

Full Definition of MID

:  being the part in the middle or midst <in mid ocean> —often used in combination <mid-August>
:  occupying a middle position
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



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

amid (or amidst), among, midst, through
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fictioneer Hear it
someone who writes fiction
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