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medium

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of medium

  1. 1 being about midway between extremes of amount or size taxpayers of medium income Synonyms of medium average, intermediate, mean, median, middle, middling, midsize (also midsized), moderate, modestWords Related to medium reasonable; common, commonplace, conventional, normal, popular, regular, routine, standard, typical, usual; adequate, passable, tolerableNear Antonyms of medium excessive, extreme; exceptional, rare, strange, uncommon, unusual; distinctive, idiosyncratic, special, unique; individual, peculiar, private

  2. 2 occupying a position equally distant from the ends or extremes a politician who first reads the polls and then inevitably takes the medium stance on every issue Synonyms of medium central, halfway, intermediary, intermediate, medial, median, mediate, middle, mid, midmostWords Related to medium equidistant; inmost, inner, innermost, nearest; betwixt and between, borderline, gray (also grey), in-betweenNear Antonyms of medium outer, peripheralAntonyms of medium extreme, farthest, farthermost, furthermost, furthest, outermost, outmost, remotest, utmost

  3. 3 of average to below average quality another medium effort from a movie director who can do better Synonyms of medium common, fair, indifferent, mediocre, middling, ordinary, passable, run-of-the-mill, run-of-the-mine (or run-of-mine), second-class, second-rate, so-soWords Related to medium acceptable, adequate, all right, alright, decent, OK (or okay), reasonable, satisfactory, sufficient, sufficing, tolerable; moderate, modest; presentable, respectable; minimal, unexceptional; fine, good, niceNear Antonyms of medium A1, capital, choice, classic, distinguished, excellent, exceptional, exquisite, fabulous, fantastic, fine, first-class, first-rate, grand, great, marvelous (or marvellous), matchless, maximum, nifty, number one (also No. 1), optimal, optimum, outstanding, par excellence, peerless, preeminent, prime, sensational, special, splendid, stellar, sterling, superb, superior, superlative, supreme, swell, terrific, tip-top, top, top-notch; unmatched, unparalleled, unsurpassed; deficient, inadequate, insufficient, lacking, unacceptable, unsatisfactory, wanting


medium

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of medium

  1. 1 a middle point between extremes trying to achieve a happy medium as far as the demands of career and family are concerned Synonyms of medium golden mean, mean, middle, middle ground, midpointWords Related to medium arithmetic mean, average; median, norm, par, standardNear Antonyms of medium maximum, utmost; minimum

  2. 2 something used to achieve an end regards political activism on the local level as the best medium for effecting social change Synonyms of medium agency, instrument, instrumentality, machinery, means, agent, ministry, organ, vehicleWords Related to medium determinant, expedient, factor, influence, ingredient, mechanism, tool; weapon; activator, animator, catalyst, driver, energizer, executor, generator, impetus, incentive, inspiration, instigation, instigator, launcher, mover, power, stimulus, trigger; antecedent, cause, occasion, reason; subagency, subagent

  3. 3 the circumstances, conditions, or objects by which one is surrounded an artist who enjoys the cultural medium of the big city Synonyms of medium ambient, atmosphere, climate, clime, context, contexture, environs, environment, milieu, mise-en-scène, setting, surround, surroundings, terrainWords Related to medium location, place, position, space; backdrop, background; element; situation, status; geography, habitat; microenvironment

  4. 4 a person who claims to speak with or for the spirits of the dead the medium claims that she can put the grieving parents in touch with the spirit of their deceased son Synonyms of medium channel, channeler, psychic, spiritist, spiritualistWords Related to medium clairvoyant; mentalist, mind reader, telepath; sensitive

  5. 5 a place or opportunity for communicating ideas and information I think a blog might be a good medium for sharing your reviews of local restaurants Synonyms of medium forum, venue, outlet, platform, soapboxWords Related to medium channel, conduit, pipeline; showcase, stage



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