What does media mean?

Definitions for mediaˈmi di ə; -diˌi

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word media.


  1. media(n. sing. & pl.)

    The public institutions that report the news, such as newspapers, magazines, radio, and television, collectively; the news media; as, the media were obsessed with Monica Lewinsky for months.

  2. media(n. sing. & pl.)

    The latinic plural form of medium, sometimes used as a singular noun with the same meaning as medium; as, (Computers) place your installation media into the device which will read it; (Microbiology) the tuberculosis bacterium will only grow in a special media.


  1. media(Noun)

    The middle layer of the wall of a blood vessel or lymph vessel which is composed of connective and muscular tissue.

  2. media(Noun)

    A voiced stop consonant.

  3. media(Noun)

    Means and institutions for publishing and broadcasting information.

    As a result of the rise of, first, television news and entertainment media and, second, web-based media, traditional print-based media have declined in popularity.

  4. media

    The journalists and other professionals who comprise the mass communication industry.

    Some celebrities dislike press conferences, where the media bombard them with questions.

  5. Media(ProperNoun)

    a historical region in northwestern Iran, originally inhabited by the Medes

  6. Media(ProperNoun)

    territories corresponding to the empire ruled by dynasts from Media

Webster Dictionary

  1. Media(noun)

    pl. of Medium

  2. Media(noun)

    one of the sonant mutes /, /, / (b, d, g), in Greek, or of their equivalents in other languages, so named as intermediate between the tenues, /, /, / (p, t, k), and the aspiratae (aspirates) /, /, / (ph or f, th, ch). Also called middle mute, or medial, and sometimes soft mute

  3. Media

    of Medium

  4. Origin: [NL., fr. L. medius middle.]


  1. Media

    Media are the storage and transmission channels or tools used to store and deliver information or data. It is often referred to as synonymous with mass media or news media, but may refer to a single medium used to communicate any data for any purpose.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Media

    See Medium.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Media

    a country on the SW. of the Caspian Sea, originally a province of the Assyrian empire, from which it revolted; was after 150 years of independence annexed to Persia by Cyrus, of which it had formed the NW. portion.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'media' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1266

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'media' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2228

Anagrams for media »

  1. amide

  2. maide

  3. aimed


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of media in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of media in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Hobson:

    I'll alert the media.

  2. Dinesh Gauba:

    It was a media frenzy.

  3. Chief Executive Joe Kaeser:

    The media reports are correct.

  4. Ted Cruz:

    This has blown up in the media.

  5. Donald Trump:

    I think the media is disgraceful.

Images & Illustrations of media

  1. mediamediamedia

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