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Definition of "mid" []

  • Middle; central. (adjective)
  • Being the part in the middle or center: in the mid Pacific. (adjective)
  • Linguistics Of, relating to, or being a vowel produced with the tongue in a position approximately intermediate between high and low, as the vowel in but. (adjective)
  • Surrounded by; amid: mid smoke and flame. (preposition)

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 "mid" in a sentence
  • "+ Ne beo in hire naþing iwrat bute chirche bisocnie ⁊ beode to criste ⁊ eoten ⁊ dri {n} ken mid griðe ⁊ mid  {80} gledscipe."
  • "Þa ferde he mid micel færd into engle [la] nd. ⁊ wan castles. ⁊ te king ferde agenes hi {m} mid  {180} micel mare ferd. ⁊ þoþwæthere fuhtten hi noht. oc ferden þe ærceb {iscop} ⁊ te wise me ` n´ betwux heo {m}. ⁊ makede ð sahte ð te king sculde ben lauerd ⁊ king wile he liuede."
  • "The term mid-size terror bird sounds kind of bizarre at first, as though terror birds, whatever they might be, come in a range of sizes, all of them a bit scary - sort of like coffee options at Starbucks."