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mid

adjective \ ˈmid \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of mid

1 :being the part in the middle or midst
  • in mid ocean
often used in combination
  • mid-August
2 :occupying a middle position
3 of a vowel :articulated with the arch of the tongue midway between its highest and its lowest elevation

mid

adverb

Examples of mid in a Sentence

  1. the mid to late 1700s

  2. her mid molar will have to be extracted and replaced by a bridge

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Origin and Etymology of mid

Middle English, from Old English midde; akin to Old High German mitti middle, Latin medius, Greek mesos


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mid

preposition

Definition of mid

:amid

Examples of mid in a Sentence

  1. mid a tangle of weeds grew a perfect rose

First Known Use of mid

15th century

mid Synonyms

Synonyms
amid (or amidst), among, midst, through
Related Words
between, betwixt
Near Antonyms
from, out of

MID Defined for English Language Learners

mid

adjective

Definition of mid for English Language Learners

  • : in or near the middle of something


MID Defined for Kids

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mid

adjective \ ˈmid \

Definition of mid for Students

:being the part in the middle
  • mid-June

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mid

preposition

Definition of mid for Students

:amid
  • I hid mid the bushes.

Medical Dictionary

MID

abbreviation

medical Definition of MID

minimal infective dose


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