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middle meaning and definition

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Definition of middle (noun)

  1. an area that is approximately central within some larger region
    • "it is in the center of town"; "they ran forward into the heart of the struggle"; "they were in the eye of the storm"
    • synonyms: center, centre, eye, heart
  2. an intermediate part or section
    • "A whole is that which has beginning, middle, and end"- Aristotle
    • antonym: end
  3. the middle area of the human torso (usually in front)
    • "young American women believe that a bare midriff is fashionable"
    • synonyms: midriff, midsection
  4. time between the beginning and the end of a temporal period
    • "the middle of the war"; "rain during the middle of April"
    • antonym: end


Definition of middle (verb)

  1. put in the middle

MIDDLE adjective

Definition of middle (adjective)

  1. being neither at the beginning nor at the end in a series
    • "adolescence is an awkward in-between age"; "in a mediate position"; "the middle point on a line"
    • synonyms: in-between, mediate
  2. equally distant from the extremes
  3. of a stage in the development of a language or literature between earlier and later stages
    • "Middle English is the English language from about 1100 to 1500"; "Middle Gaelic"
    • antonym: late
  4. between an earlier and a later period of time
    • "in the middle years"; "in his middle thirties"
    • antonym: late
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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