centered

adjective
cen·​tered | \ ˈsen-tərd How to pronounce centered (audio) , ˈse-nərd \

Definition of centered

1 : having a center often used in combination a dark-centered coneflower
2 : having a center of curvature often used in combination a 3-centered arch
3 : emotionally stable and secure

Other Words from centered

centeredness \ ˈsen-​tərd-​nəs How to pronounce centered (audio) , ˈse-​nərd-​ \ noun

Examples of centered in a Sentence

She struggled with depression for years, but she's more centered now and able to live a full life.
Recent Examples on the Web This plant formula was created to help relieve physical signs of burnout, improve energy and bring a calm, centered focus to your day. Sydney Odman, The Hollywood Reporter, 11 Apr. 2022 Zelensky set them aside and emerged to lead as a centered and liberated version of himself. Erica Ariel Fox, Forbes, 28 Mar. 2022 But that opposition will likely stay centered on her judicial record, Republican strategists say. Madeleine Carlisle, Time, 4 Mar. 2022 Just as the fashion world has evolved to be more and more centered on coziness, with athleisure becoming all the rage, people are asking the interior design world to create environments that promote comfort as well. Jennifer Castenson, Forbes, 3 Nov. 2021 Everything in my life is more centered on spiritual growth and elevation. New York Times, 9 Dec. 2021 Even in sectors hardest hit during the pandemic, brands that pivoted to delivery, eCommerce, privacy safeguards, home- centered solutions, hygiene signalling and virtual experiences were able to grow. Steve Denning, Forbes, 17 Oct. 2021 Apple has still pushed into India and Vietnam in recent years, including by building a smaller iPhone assembly plant in India, but Tim Cook, the chief executive, has said publicly that its supply chain will remain centered in China. Jack Nicas, New York Times, 5 Aug. 2021 Apple has still pushed into India and Vietnam in recent years, including by building a smaller iPhone assembly plant in India, but Tim Cook, the chief executive, has said publicly that its supply chain will remain centered in China. Jack Nicas, New York Times, 5 Aug. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of centered

1829, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of centered was in 1829

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Last Updated

19 Apr 2022

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“Centered.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/centered. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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