from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Being at or placed in the center.
- adj. Having a specified center. Often used in combination: a soft-centered candy; a yellow-centered daisy.
- adj. Self-confident, goal-oriented, and well-balanced: "He's a centered guy. He's always seemed to know what he wanted, and gone after it in a concrete way” ( Vanity Fair).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Pertaining to the location that is middle-most to.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of center.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. being or placed in the center.
- adj. concentrated on or clustered around a central point or purpose.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. being or placed in the center
Sorry, no etymologies found.
I think the problem is that you are using the term centered when that is not really what you mean. by Lumpy Burgertushie » Mon Feb 01, 2010 4: 29 am
I can tell you that I never begin working on a story until I have a title centered at the top of the first page.
She appeared to be the epitome of the psycho-babble term centered.
And these days, it is entirely possible to have a label centered on one artist, particularly in something as personality driven as hip-hop.
Guitar hero's recent sales have been strong and they should continue with the upcoming release of their new title centered around Metallica.
KEY RETURNEES: Crawford will be the man around whom the offense is again centered if he returns after averaging 20.5 points.
My characters don't necessarily "confess" as such, but I do allow the reader to see that each of them, however self-centered, is operating out of his or her deepest longings and desires.
Hillary clinton gave a clean race and she should remain centered on what she beleives which is nothing that supports the Obama plan.
Hillary Clinton gave a clean race and she should remain centered on what she believes which is nothing that supports the Obama plan.
Briere was whistled for holding and roughing, and the double-minor cost the Flyers when Ovechkin centered Nicklas Backstrom for the power-play goal that tied the score at 1.