from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Middle; central.
- adj. Being the part in the middle or center: in the mid Pacific.
- adj. Linguistics Of, relating to, or being a vowel produced with the tongue in a position approximately intermediate between high and low, as the vowel in but.
- prep. Surrounded by; amid: mid smoke and flame.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. middle
- n. Mobile information device
- prep. With.
- prep. Amid.
- adj. Denoting the middle part.
- adj. Occupying a middle position; middle.
- adj. 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).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Denoting the middle part.
- adj. Occupying a middle position; middle
- adj. 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. See Guide to Pronunciation, §§ 10, 11.
- n. Middle.
- prep. See amid.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Middle; being the middle part or midst.
- Being between; intermediate; intervening: only in inseparable compounds: as, midrib, midriff, midwicket.
- n. Middle; midst.
- With: a preposition formerly in common use, but now entirely superseded by with. It remains only in the compound midwife.
- n. A dialectal form of might.
- n. A midshipman. Also middy.
- n. An abbreviation of middle (voice).
- An abbreviation of amid, used in poetry.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. used in combination to denote the middle
Middle English, from Old English midd; see medhyo- in Indo-European roots.
Alteration of amid.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Middle English mid, midde, from Old English midd ("midst, middle", noun), from Proto-Germanic *midjan, *medjōn, *midjô (“middle, center”) < *midjaz, from Proto-Indo-European *medhy- (“between, in the middle, middle”), *medʰyo-. Cognate with German Mitte ("center, middle, midst"), Danish midje ("middle"), Icelandic midja ("middle"). See also median, Latin medianus. (Wiktionary)
Acronym. From "mobile information device". (Wiktionary)
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 *medʰi-, *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 (smat, "together, at the same time"). (Wiktionary)
From Middle English mid, midde, from Old English midd ("mid, middle, midway"), from Proto-Germanic *midjaz (“mid, middle”, adjective), from Proto-Indo-European *médʰyos (“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. (Wiktionary)