Amid meaning

ə-mĭdst
The definition of amid is a location of a person or thing that is in the middle of something.

An example of being amid is when one is in the middle of a very noisy place.

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Surrounded by; in the middle of.
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In the middle of; among.
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Surrounded by; in the middle of; in the center of.
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Amid defines the action of a person or thing in relation to something happening.

An example of amid is two people out fishing while in a rainstorm.

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Origin of amid

  • Middle English a- in a–2 mid middle (from Old English midde middle medhyo- in Indo-European roots)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From a- +‎ mid.

    From Wiktionary