Definitions for amidstəˈmɪdst

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word amidst

Random House Webster's College Dictionary

a•midstəˈmɪdst(prep.)

  1. Ref: amid. 1

Origin of amidst:

1250–1300; ME amiddes; see amid , -s1; for -t see against

Wiktionary

  1. amidst(Preposition)

    In the midst or middle of; surrounded or encompassed by; among.

  2. Origin: Middle English amidde, amiddes, on midden, from Old English on middan ‘in the middle’, from midd ‘central’. The -s is an adverbial ending, originally marking the genitive; the t is a later addition, as in whilst, amongst, alongst. See mid.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Amidst

    alt. of Amid

Anagrams of amidst

  1. admits


Translations for amidst

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

amidst(preposition)

in the middle of; among

Amid all the confusion, the real point of the meeting was lost; amidst the shadows.

Get even more translations for amidst »

Translation

Find a translation for the amidst definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these amidst definitions with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"amidst." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 20 Dec. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/amidst>.

Are we missing a good definition for amidst?


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for amidst: