Dictionary

middle ground

noun

: a position or set of opinions that is acceptable to many different people

Full Definition of MIDDLE GROUND

1
:  a standpoint or area midway between extreme or opposing positions, options, or objectives

Examples of MIDDLE GROUND

  1. The judge of the case chose a middle ground between harshness and leniency.
  2. Both sides in this debate need to do more to establish some middle ground.

First Known Use of MIDDLE GROUND

1752

Related to MIDDLE GROUND

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: Middle High GermanPrevious Word in the Dictionary: Middle GreekAll Words Near: middle ground
April 19, 2015
desiccate Hear it
to dry up or become dried up
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears