AskDefine | Define mid

Dictionary Definition

mid adj : used in combination to denote the middle; "midmorning"; "midsummer"; "in mid-1958"; "a mid-June wedding" [syn: mid(a)]

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English

Etymology

midd

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Adjective

mid
  1. Denoting the middle part.
    mid ocean
  2. Occupying a middle position; middle.
    mid finger
    mid hour of night
  3. Made with a somewhat elevated position of some certain part of the tongue, in relation to the palate; midway between the high and the low; said of certain vowel sounds; as, a (ale), / (/ll), / (/ld).
  4. amid

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Translations

denoting the middle part
occupying a middle position; middle
in linguistics, made with a somewhat elevated position of some part of the tongue relative to the palate
amid

Noun

mid

Anagrams

Old English

Etymology

Akin to Old High German mit, Old Norse með

Preposition

mid

Extensive Definition

MID is a three-letter abbreviation with multiple meanings, as described below:
mid in Czech: MID
mid in German: MID
mid in Spanish: MID
mid in Esperanto: MID
mid in French: MID
mid in Italian: MID
mid in Japanese: MID
mid in Polish: MID
mid in Russian: MID
mid in Finnish: MID

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