med

adjective
\ ˈmed How to pronounce med (audio) \

Definition of med

 (Entry 1 of 5)

: medical med school

med

noun

Definition of med (Entry 2 of 5)

: medication sense 2 usually used in plural took pain meds

med

abbreviation (1)

Definition of med (Entry 3 of 5)

1 medicine
2 medieval
3 medium

Med

abbreviation (2)

Definition of Med (Entry 4 of 5)

Mediterranean

MEd

abbreviation (3)

Definition of MEd (Entry 5 of 5)

master of education

Examples of med in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Adjective

Earlier this year, its med center spot launched at 2278 West Holcombe, but is still undergoing an expansion that should be complete by the beginning of September. Darla Guillen Gilthorpe, Houston Chronicle, "Common Bond to debut full-service restaurant at downtown food hall Understory," 14 Aug. 2019 The movie, based on Nicola Yoon's bestselling novel, centers on a student, Natasha (Shahidi), who meets and falls in love with a med student hopeful named Daniel (Melton) in the span of a day. Christopher Rosa, Glamour, "Charles Melton Reveals the First Thing He Noticed About Camila Mendes," 15 May 2019 Meanwhile, Ryan Colbert is the straw that stirs the mystery as a devious dandy in the first play before becoming a wide-eyed med-tech nerd in the second. Rob Hubbard, Twin Cities, "Review: Park Square shows off Christie’s mastery of mystery in fun fashion," 20 July 2019 Isaiah Richards, Oglala Lakota, is an 18-year-old freshman, pre-med biology major at the University of Mary in Bismarck, North Dakota. Ruth Hopkins, Teen Vogue, "Native Voters Explain Why the Midterms Matter," 2 Nov. 2018 Hailey, a pre-med biology major, and Sarah, an international studies major, were able to make their IRL dorm pure Instagram goals. Katelyn Chef, Teen Vogue, "University of Mississippi Dorm Decor," 23 Aug. 2018 Each state currently has different rules about how med spas can be run. Rebecca Jennings, Vox, "“Vampire facials” are massively popular. And — surprise! — potentially dangerous.," 14 Sep. 2018 This kind of set up isn’t uncommon, med spas and salons with nurses or physician's assistants on staff regularly offer fillers on their menu of services. Macaela Mackenzie, Allure, "An Australian Woman's Botched Facial Fillers May Have Caused Blindness in One Eye," 24 Aug. 2018 May ran her own med spa in Waukesha for six years before partnering with LeFever. Jordyn Noennig, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Pewaukee salon and med spa brings a new beauty concept to Pewaukee Lake," 21 June 2018

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun

Grant County is home to people who work hazardous jobs, such as cattle farming and timber, and are therefore more likely than urban workers to suffer injuries that require pain meds, Armstrong said. oregonlive.com, "Oregon pharmacists sold millions of opioid pills, say they felt powerless to say no," 16 Aug. 2019 Opiates or opioids are pain meds and can be prescribed under such brand names as Percocet, Roxicet, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Norco, Zyfrel, Hysingla ER, Zohydro ER, and others. David Taylor, Houston Chronicle, "Liberty-Dayton RMC hopes to stem opioid crisis in Liberty County," 25 June 2019 View this post on Instagram After a really rough week, I have been put on a liquid diet, and given meds for my severe cramping. Morgan Baila, refinery29.com, "Former Bachelor Star Latest Person To Fall Ill After Visiting The Dominican Republic," 20 June 2019 After that, the meds can treat legitimate needs, feed addictions or get sold on the black market. oregonlive.com, "Oregon pharmacists sold millions of opioid pills, say they felt powerless to say no," 16 Aug. 2019 This puffiness associated with allergies can be treated fairly easily with over-the-counter antihistamine meds, as well as nightly cold compresses to reduce swelling. Jenn Sinrich, SELF, "8 Reasons Your Eyes Look Tired That Have Nothing to Do With Sleep—and What You Can Do," 11 Sep. 2018 Dispose of meds properly Nothing good comes of having a medicine cabinet filled with medications that are no longer necessary. San Diego Union-Tribune, "5 tips for helping family caregivers manage medications," 18 July 2019 My sister controls Mom's finances and meds, gives Mom a weekly allowance. The Washington Post, "Carolyn Hax Live: 'The cat is your guardian angel'," 25 Jan. 2019 What's Next in Anxiety Treatment Beyond therapy couches and daily meds, these inventive methods are breaking new ground. Kayla Webley Adler, Marie Claire, "Feeling Anxious? So Is Everyone Else. This Guide Will Help.," 8 July 2019

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First Known Use of med

Adjective

circa 1933, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1931, in the meaning defined above

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med

adjective
\ ˈmed How to pronounce med (audio) \

Medical Definition of med

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: medical med school med students

med

noun

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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