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I think because my parents died in their early 50s, mid 50s, I always thought I would die young. And that's been both a useful thing and I suspect something that's haunted me a little bit.
Stephen Dunn

Meaning of "mid" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD MID

Midre (inflected form of midd, unattested); related to Old Norse mithr, Gothic midjis.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF MID

mid  [mɪd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MID

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Mid can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES MID MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of mid in the English dictionary

The definition of mid in the dictionary is of, relating to, or denoting a vowel whose articulation lies approximately halfway between high and low, such as e in English bet.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MID

micturition
Mid Glamorgan
mid-Atlantic
mid-flight
mid-heavyweight
mid-list
mid-off
mid-on
mid-price
mid-range
mid-season
mid-sentence
mid-Victorian
mid-wicket
mid.
midair
midair collision
Midas
Midas touch
midbrain

WORDS THAT END LIKE MID

acid
afraid
aid
android
avoid
bid
David
did
grid
id
kid
liquid
Madrid
paid
rapid
said
solid
stupid
valid
vid

Synonyms and antonyms of mid in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «mid» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MID

Find out the translation of mid to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of mid from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «mid» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

中间的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

a mediados de
570 millions of speakers

English

mid
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मध्य
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أَوْسَط
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

срединный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

meio
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মধ্যবর্তী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

mi-
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pertengahan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

in der Mitte
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

中間の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

중간의
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Agêng
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

giữa
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மத்தியில்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मध्य
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

orta
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

metà
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

środkowy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

серед-
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

semi
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μεσαίος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

middel
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

mitt-
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

midtre
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of mid

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MID»

The term «mid» is very widely used and occupies the 2.169 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MID» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about mid

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10 QUOTES WITH «MID»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word mid.
1
Neal Asher
The end of the mid finger on my left hand is wider than normal, the nail distorted and a scar in the end. This was from when I managed to shove it in the path of a mower blade.
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Nina Blackwood
The heyday of video music was the mid 80's.
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Beth Brooke
Research shows that women at that mid level tend to get promoted based on performance, and men tend to get promoted based on potential.
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Warren Cuccurullo
The health industry, the fitness industry, was really starting to pick up. This was around the mid 80's.
5
Jim Diamond
Next time we need to be on drugs and have lots of suffering and alcohol abuse going on while recording, I'm kinda picturing a Jerry Lee Lewis session from the mid Seventies.
6
Patrick Duffy
I quit it because at the end of seven years in an ensemble show with one leader, I thought: 'I will be known as 'Dallas' starring Larry Hagman and the cast.' And at this point in my career - I was in my mid to late 30s - I thought, 'Now is the time when it's hottest for me to go out and establish my thing.'
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Stephen Dunn
I think because my parents died in their early 50s, mid 50s, I always thought I would die young. And that's been both a useful thing and I suspect something that's haunted me a little bit.
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Mark Edwards
In my mid 30's, after a decade or so of giving full time to the music thing and finding myself with about $10 in the bank and no assets other than my musical equipment, I realized I needed to get serious about making a living.
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Jason Epstein
By the mid 1970s, the great downtown bookstores had begun to disappear as their customers migrated from city to suburb where population density was too thin to support major backlist retailers.
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Tony Fadell
If you look at most successful startups, they're run by people in their mid to late forties, who've gone through the trenches multiple times and had multiple failures, so they understand.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MID»

Discover the use of mid in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to mid and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Mid Ocean
Mid Ocean is a Novel of fiction by Author T. Rafael Cimino and is about the war on drugs as it occurs in South Florida in the year 1984.Joel Kenyon has lived in his father's shadow for most of his life.
T. Rafael Cimino, 2009
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Mid-Sized and Manageable Track Plans
Use modules, linked dioramas, and stacking concepts to fit a model railroad into a small sapce. Color plans, layout specifications, and prototype background included. By Iain Rice.
Iain Rice, 2003
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Uneven Developments: The Ideological Work of Gender in ...
Mary Poovey's The Proper Lady and the Woman Writer has become a standard text in feminist literary discourse. In Uneven Developments Poovey turns to broader historical concerns in an analysis of how notions of gender shape ideology.
Mary Poovey, 2009
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Amateurs, Photography, and the Mid-Victorian Imagination
This book will appeal to general readers and sociologists as well as art historians because of its original treatment of early photography as a manifestation of class concerns.
Grace Seiberling, 1986
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Bilateral Investment Treaties in the Mid-1990s
This publication reviews the origins, geographical distribution & purposes of bilateral investment treaties.
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, 1998
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Everyday Architecture of the Mid-Atlantic: Looking at ...
In this pioneering field guide to the region's historic vernacular architecture, Gabrielle Lanier and Bernard Herman describe the remarkably diverse building traditions that have overlapped and influenced one another for generations.
Gabrielle M. Lanier, Center for American Places, 1997
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Mid-Latitude Atmospheric Dynamics: A First Course
This exciting text provides a mathematically rigorous yet accessible textbook that is primarily aimed at atmospheric science majors. Its accessibility is due to the texts emphasis on conceptual understanding.
Jonathan E. Martin, 2006
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On the Mid-ground
This dense, excellent collection of his writings and interviews is divided into four sections: "From China to the International," " From 'Exile' to the Global," "Global Cities and Art," and "Interviews, Dialogues, Conversations."
Hanru Hou, Hsiao-hwei Yu, 2002
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Mid-Century Modern: Interiors, Furniture, Design Details
Mid-Century Modern explores the interior decor of this seminal decade, concentrating on all aspects of a home's decoration-walls, flooring, surfaces, lighting, and, of course, furniture.
Bradley Quinn, 2006
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Mid-course correction: toward a sustainable enterprise :The ...
This is the world in which Ray Anderson was reared.
Ray C. Anderson, 1998

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MID»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term mid is used in the context of the following news items.
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Conservative plans for Mid and west Wales minister
The Conservatives would have a minister for mid and west Wales, if they win power at next May's assembly election. The cabinet minister ... «BBC News, Jul 15»
2
Lottery funding 'vital' for Mid-West Simon food bank
NATIONAL Lottery funding of €15,000 has proved invaluable in the establishment of a food bank by the Mid-West Simon Community in ... «Limerick Leader, Jul 15»
3
Mid Sussex households owe £4.2m in unpaid council tax
It received 153 calls from residents in Mid Sussex in 2014, the fourth highest number in Sussex behind Brighton and Hove, Crawley, and Arun. «Mid Sussex Times, Jul 15»
4
2015 California Mid-State Fair kicks off after last-minute storm cleanup
Setup continues at the Paso Robles Event Center in preparation for the California Mid-State Fair's opening day on Wednesday. «The San Luis Obispo Tribune, Jul 15»
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Locally Strong Thunderstorms Across Northeast, Mid-Atlantic
The same system that brought strong thunderstorms to the nation's midsection on Monday is firing up storms in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic ... «AccuWeather.com, Jul 15»
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Couples marrying in their mid-30s divorce at higher rate than …
Playing the field too long could make you lose the game. Women and men who wait until their mid-30s to become brides and grooms get ... «New York Daily News, Jul 15»
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The Lexington update: a mid-November opening possible
His best guess is a mid-November opening, and they're planning on the first floor and the upstairs event space at the same time. Smack Shack ... «TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press, Jul 15»
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Handgun mounted on drone fires in mid-air in Connecticut park
A viral video of a semi-automatic handgun mounted to a small drone has prompted an investigation by the US Federal Aviation Administration ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
9
Killer 5-Day Deal: Free AppleCare with all mid-2015 13" MacBook …
For the next 5 Days or until supplies run out, readers can get 3 years of AppleCare free plus instant discounts on all of Apple's standard ... «Apple Insider, Jul 15»
10
EUR/USD stuck in the mid-1.0900s
FXStreet (Edinburgh) - The shared currency is now wobbling between gains and losses against the dollar, with EUR/USD meandering around ... «FXStreet, Jul 15»

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