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Definition of "centered" []

  • Being at or placed in the center. (adjective)
  • Having a specified center. Often used in combination: a soft-centered candy; a yellow-centered daisy. (adjective)
  • Self-confident, goal-oriented, and well-balanced: "He's a centered guy. He's always seemed to know what he wanted, and gone after it in a concrete way” ( Vanity Fair). (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "centered" in a sentence
  • "I think the problem is that you are using the term centered when that is not really what you mean. by Lumpy Burgertushie » Mon Feb 01, 2010 4: 29 am"
  • "I can tell you that I never begin working on a story until I have a title centered at the top of the first page."
  • "She appeared to be the epitome of the psycho-babble term centered."