\ ˈmed How to pronounce med (audio) \

Definition of med

 (Entry 1 of 5)

: medical med school



Definition of med (Entry 2 of 5)

: medication sense 2 usually used in pluraltook pain meds

Definition of med (Entry 3 of 5)

1 medicine
2 medieval
3 medium

Definition of Med (Entry 4 of 5)


Definition of MEd (Entry 5 of 5)

master of education

Examples of med in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Adjective One exception is Wilson Withiam, a former pre-med student who is now an analyst at crypto research firm Messari. Jeff John Roberts, Fortune, "The blockchain industry faces a moment of truth as high-profile projects go live," 21 Oct. 2020 Others, such as Sarah Salvador, a University of North Carolina pre-med student, consider Etsy a hobby. New York Times, "The Learning Bulletin Board," 14 Oct. 2020 Jackson, Murphy, and Raven are in Sanctum now and rush Emori to the med bay. Dalene Rovenstine, EW.com, "The 100 series finale recap: It's the end of the world," 1 Oct. 2020 For more on med-ball slams and using high-intensity exercise to blow off steam, check out this article. Dana Santas, CNN, "Safely ramp up exercise intensity: How to reboot your workout routine," 24 Aug. 2020 To keep med-school at bay, Orji had a private talk with herself. Adrienne Farr, Health.com, "Emmy Nominated Insecure Actress and Health Advocate Yvonne Orji Has Traveled the World to Help Improve Public Health," 10 Sep. 2020 But tariffs and other trade strategies that might do so can also disrupt current global supply chains maintained by all of Minnesota's major med tech players and increase production costs. Jim Spencer, Star Tribune, "Medical device trade association says U.S. companies can meet COVID needs," 11 Sep. 2020 Despite her obvious business acumen, Blue was all set to head off to Pepperdine University this fall as a pre-med student when covid-19 precautions made her change her plans. Lara Jo Hightower, Arkansas Online, "Dreaming big: Kids (successfully) reach for the stars," 10 Sep. 2020 Williams, 32, was born and raised in Cincinnati and went to the University of Cincinnati for pre-med, which was his first introduction to the health care industry. Ian Mckenzie, The Enquirer, "Entrepreneur Joshua Williams: How a local man started selling products to hospitals around the country," 21 Aug. 2020 Recent Examples on the Web: Noun In the end, despite the uncertainty, both Erwin and Kornberg-Wall opted to continue breastfeeding while taking their meds. Teresa Carr, New York Times, "Is It Safe to Take That Medication While Breastfeeding?," 15 Apr. 2020 Back-to-back 15-hour days without my meds pushed me to the limit. Bryan Box, The New Republic, "The Lies We Tell About Soldiers’ Traumatic Brain Injuries," 30 Jan. 2020 First-aid kits Your first aid kit should include a fresh supply of insect repellent, bandages and ointments. Check expiration dates on any prescription and over-the-counter meds. Gary Garth, USA TODAY, "Considering a camping trip this summer? Tips to make sure your gear is good to go," 25 May 2020 She was sent home to self-quarantine and was also given strong meds to help. Angel Franco, Dallas News, "Your stories: An homage to moms this Mother’s Day," 10 May 2020 Some of the most common culprits are meds that treat anxiety, depression, high blood pressure, pain and muscle tension. Sandee Lamotte, CNN, "Bad breath behind that coronavirus mask? 10 reasons -- and remedies -- for your halitosis," 5 May 2020 Each carried a gift T-shirt, preprinted home care instructions, and prescriptions for antibiotics and pain meds. Peter S. Ungar, Scientific American, "Why We Have So Many Problems with Our Teeth," 8 Apr. 2020 Early mentions of the knockout sleep meds Hayley has been taking to stay calm through the frenetic preparations are like Chekhov's gun, and sure enough, a plan to silence loose-cannon Marc by drugging him goes badly awry. David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter, "'Love Wedding Repeat': Film Review," 10 Apr. 2020 Butler had joined the ranks of the hundreds of thousands of working caregivers in Massachusetts juggling the demands of their jobs with shopping for groceries, paying bills, and sorting meds for older parents. BostonGlobe.com, "Butler, 63, the New England market president for Newton-based Cigna, had to find time in the workday to call his dad in Bennington, Vt., and help him navigate the health care system. Butler also began driving 220 miles round trip to accompany him to medical procedures.," 18 Dec. 2019

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circa 1933, in the meaning defined above


1931, in the meaning defined above

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25 Oct 2020

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“Med.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/med. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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\ ˈmed How to pronounce med (audio) \

Medical Definition of med

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: medical med school med students



Medical Definition of med (Entry 2 of 2)

: medication sense 2 usually used in plural giving out bedtime meds— Susanna Kaysen

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