Definitions for middle

Definitions for (noun) middle

Main entry: middle, midriff, midsection

Definition: the middle area of the human torso (usually in front)

Usage: young American women believe that a bare midriff is fashionable

Main entry: middle

Definition: an intermediate part or section

Usage: A whole is that which has beginning, middle, and end- Aristotle

Main entry: eye, heart, centre, center, middle

Definition: an area that is approximately central within some larger region

Usage: it is in the center of town; they ran forward into the heart of the struggle; they were in the eye of the storm

Main entry: middle

Definition: time between the beginning and the end of a temporal period

Usage: the middle of the war; rain during the middle of April

Definitions for (verb) middle

Main entry: middle

Definition: put in the middle

Definitions for (adj) middle

Main entry: center, middle, midway, halfway

Definition: equally distant from the extremes

Main entry: middle

Definition: between an earlier and a later period of time

Usage: in the middle years; in his middle thirties

Main entry: middle

Definition: of a stage in the development of a language or literature between earlier and later stages

Usage: Middle English is the English language from about 1100 to 1500; Middle Gaelic

Main entry: in-between, mediate, middle

Definition: being neither at the beginning nor at the end in a series

Usage: adolescence is an awkward in-between age; in a mediate position; the middle point on a line

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