Mid Definition

mĭd
adjective
Middle; central.
American Heritage
Webster's New World
Being the part in the middle or center.
In the mid Pacific.
American Heritage
Articulated with the tongue in a position approximately halfway between high and low.
Webster's New World
The definition of mid is something in the middle.
An example of mid is calling the middle point of your thigh your "mid-thigh."
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preposition
Surrounded by; amid.
Mid smoke and flame.
American Heritage
abbreviation
Middle.
Webster's New World
Midshipman.
Webster's New World
prefix
Middle.
Midsummer.
American Heritage
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noun
The middle.
Webster's New World

(archaic) Middle.

Wiktionary
affix
Middle or middle part of.
Midbrain, mid-June.
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Mid

Noun

Singular:
mid
Plural:
mids

Origin of Mid

  • From Middle English, from Old English mid (“with, in conjunction with, in company with, together with, into the presence of, through, by means of, by, among, in, at (time), in the sight of, opinion of", preposition), from Proto-Germanic *midi (“with"), from Proto-Indo-European *medÊ°i-, *meta (“with"). Cognate with North Frisian mits (“with"), Dutch met (“with"), German mit (“with"), Danish med (“with"), Icelandic með (“with"), Ancient Greek μετά (metá, “among, between, with"), Albanian me (“with, together"), Sanskrit स्मत् (smat, “together, at the same time").

    From Wiktionary

  • From Middle English mid, midde, from Old English midd (“midst, middle", noun), from Proto-Germanic *midjÄ…, *midjÇ­, *midjô (“middle, center") < *midjaz, from Proto-Indo-European *medhy- (“between, in the middle, middle"), *medÊ°yo-. Cognate with German Mitte (“center, middle, midst"), Danish midje (“middle"), Icelandic midja (“middle"). See also median, Latin medianus.

    From Wiktionary

  • From Middle English mid, midde, from Old English midd (“mid, middle, midway"), from Proto-Germanic *midjaz (“mid, middle", adjective), from Proto-Indo-European *médÊ°yos (“between, in the middle, middle"). Cognate with Dutch mits (“provided that"), German mitte (“center, middle, mean"), Icelandic miðr (“middle", adjective), Latin medius (“middle, medium"). See also middle.

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English from Old English midd medhyo- in Indo-European roots

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

  • Middle English from mid middle mid1

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

  • Alteration of amid

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

  • See mid.

    From Wiktionary

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