Examples of amid in a Sentence
It was hard to hear amid all the cheering.
The investigation comes amid growing concerns.
Amid such changes, one thing stayed the same.
He managed to escape amid the confusion.
There was a single dark bird amid a flock of white pigeons.
Origin and Etymology of amid
amid from Middle English amidde, from Old English onmiddan, from on + middan, dative of midde mid; amidst from Middle English amiddes, from amidde + -es -s
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
AMID Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of amid for English Language Learners
: in or into the middle of (something)
AMID Defined for Kids
Definition of amid for Students
: in or into the middle of The champ advanced amid cheering crowds.
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