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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mid(a)(adj)

    used in combination to denote the middle

    "midmorning"; "midsummer"; "in mid-1958"; "a mid-June wedding"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mid

    denoting the middle part; as, in mid ocean

    Etymology: [AS. midd; akin to OS. middi, D. mid (in comp.), OHG. mitti, Icel. mir, Goth. midjis, L. medius, Gr. me`sos, Skr. madhya. 271. Cf. Amid, Middle, Midst, Mean, Mediate, Meridian, Mizzen, Moiety.]

  2. Mid

    occupying a middle position; middle; as, the mid finger; the mid hour of night

    Etymology: [AS. midd; akin to OS. middi, D. mid (in comp.), OHG. mitti, Icel. mir, Goth. midjis, L. medius, Gr. me`sos, Skr. madhya. 271. Cf. Amid, Middle, Midst, Mean, Mediate, Meridian, Mizzen, Moiety.]

  3. Mid

    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). See Guide to Pronunciation, // 10, 11

    Etymology: [AS. midd; akin to OS. middi, D. mid (in comp.), OHG. mitti, Icel. mir, Goth. midjis, L. medius, Gr. me`sos, Skr. madhya. 271. Cf. Amid, Middle, Midst, Mean, Mediate, Meridian, Mizzen, Moiety.]

  4. Mid(noun)

    middle

    Etymology: [AS. midd; akin to OS. middi, D. mid (in comp.), OHG. mitti, Icel. mir, Goth. midjis, L. medius, Gr. me`sos, Skr. madhya. 271. Cf. Amid, Middle, Midst, Mean, Mediate, Meridian, Mizzen, Moiety.]

  5. Mid

    see Amid

    Etymology: [AS. midd; akin to OS. middi, D. mid (in comp.), OHG. mitti, Icel. mir, Goth. midjis, L. medius, Gr. me`sos, Skr. madhya. 271. Cf. Amid, Middle, Midst, Mean, Mediate, Meridian, Mizzen, Moiety.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Mid

    mid, adj. middle: situated between extremes.—prep. amid.—n. (Shak.) middle.—ns. Mid′-age (Shak.), the middle time of life, a person in middle-life; Mid′-air, Mid′-heav′en, the middle of the sky; Mid′day, the middle of the day: noon.—adj. of or pertaining to noon.—adj. Mid′dest (Spens.), most nearly in the middle: middlemost.—n. the midst, middle.—n. Mid′-hour, the middle part of the day.—adj. Mid′land, in the middle of, or surrounded by, land: distant from the coast: inland.—n. the interior of a country: (pl.) esp. the central parts of England.—n. Mid′-Lent, the middle or fourth Sunday in Lent.—adj. Mid′most, middlemost.—n. Mid′night, the middle of the night: twelve o'clock at night.—adj. being at midnight: dark as midnight.—ns. Mid′noon, noon; Mid′-sea, the open sea.—adj. Mid′ship, being in the middle of a ship.—n. Mid′shipman, in the British navy, an officer whose rank is next above that of a naval cadet: in the U.S. navy, the lowest grade of officers in the line of promotion, now called Naval cadet.—adv. Mid′ships.—ns. Mid′summer, the middle of summer: the summer solstice, about the 21st of June; Mid′summer-day, the 24th of June; Mid′way, the middle of the way or distance.—adj. being in the middle of the way or distance.—adv. half-way.—n. Mid′winter, the middle of winter: the winter solstice (21st or 22d December), or the time shortly before or after it. [A.S. (mid-), middgen; Ger. mitte and mittel, L. medius, Gr. mesos.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. mid

    The intermediate or middle part of anything. Also, per contractionem, a midshipman.

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British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'mid' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4208

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'mid' in Adjectives Frequency: #764

Anagrams for mid »

  1. Dim

  2. IDM

  3. MDI

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mid in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of mid in a Sentence

  1. Rudy Giuliani:

    If he doesn't file his report by September 1, mid-September, he's clearly doing a Comey.

  2. Anicia Pio:

    Industry works on the mid- to long-term ... We do not believe (Sabesp's) actions are sufficient to achieve water security, this is cyclical. It happened in 2004, it happened in 2014. We don't have a crystal ball to know when it might happen again.

  3. Rory McIlroy:

    It's their offseason, i guess for me it was to see all those guys in the gym before their season starts and they're so dedicated and committed to what they do, especially those two guys, Peyton and Tom Brady. They're both in their mid-30s and they want to prolong their careers as much as they can.

  4. Ric Spooner:

    But the market will find it hard to push U.S. prices much higher than mid-$60s and low-$70s for Brent, because even with U.S. production cuts the global oil market will remain well supplied.

  5. Mauro Leos:

    Petrobras is still an issue but not in the very near term, the cash position is sufficient to cover all payments this year and maybe till mid-2017. The question is what happens after that.

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