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middle

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of middle

  1. 1 occupying a position equally distant from the ends or extremes <you must mark the exact middle point of each of these lines in order to solve the problem> Synonyms central, halfway, intermediary, intermediate, medial, median, mediate, medium, mid, midmost Related Words equidistant; inmost, inner, innermost, nearest; betwixt and between, borderline, gray (also grey), in-between Near Antonyms outer, peripheral Antonyms extreme, farthest, farthermost, furthermost, furthest, outermost, outmost, remotest, utmost

  2. 2 being about midway between extremes of amount or size <a house that is middle-sized for that neighborhood> <a man of middle height> Synonyms average, intermediate, mean, median, medium, middling, midsize (also midsized), moderate, modest Related Words reasonable; common, commonplace, conventional, normal, popular, regular, routine, standard, typical, usual; adequate, passable, tolerable Near Antonyms excessive, extreme; exceptional, rare, strange, uncommon, unusual; distinctive, idiosyncratic, special, unique; individual, peculiar, private




middle

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of middle

  1. 1 a middle point between extremes <his salary is exactly at the middle of the company's pay scale> Synonyms golden mean, medium, mean, middle ground, midpointRelated Words arithmetic mean, average; median, norm, par, standardNear Antonyms maximum, utmost; minimum

  2. 2 an area or point that is an equal distance from all points along an edge or outer surface <put the serving dish in the middle of the table> Synonyms core, center, midpoint, midstRelated Words inside, interiorAntonyms perimeter, periphery

  3. 3 the middle region of the human torso <clutched the football tightly against her middle> Synonyms midriff, midsection, waist, waistlineRelated Words trunk; abdomen, belly, gut, stomach

  4. 4 the most intense or characteristic phase of something <I'm right in the middle of a tax audit, so can you come back later?> Synonyms deep, depth, height, thick, midstRelated Words center, heart




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