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Synonyms for medium
ˈmi di əm; -di əmedi·um

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mediumnoun

    a means or instrumentality for storing or communicating information

    Synonyms:
    spiritualist, mass medium, metier, sensitive, culture medium

    Antonyms:
    raw, immoderate

  2. mediumnoun

    the surrounding environment

    "fish require an aqueous medium"

    Synonyms:
    spiritualist, mass medium, metier, sensitive, culture medium

    Antonyms:
    raw, immoderate

  3. mediumnoun

    an intervening substance through which signals can travel as a means for communication

    Synonyms:
    spiritualist, mass medium, metier, sensitive, culture medium

    Antonyms:
    raw, immoderate

  4. culture medium, mediumnoun

    (bacteriology) a nutrient substance (solid or liquid) that is used to cultivate micro-organisms

    Synonyms:
    mass medium, metier, spiritualist, sensitive, culture medium

    Antonyms:
    immoderate, raw

  5. mediumnoun

    a liquid with which pigment is mixed by a painter

    Synonyms:
    spiritualist, mass medium, metier, sensitive, culture medium

    Antonyms:
    immoderate, raw

  6. mediumnoun

    (biology) a substance in which specimens are preserved or displayed

    Synonyms:
    spiritualist, mass medium, metier, sensitive, culture medium

    Antonyms:
    immoderate, raw

  7. mediumnoun

    an intervening substance through which something is achieved

    "the dissolving medium is called a solvent"

    Synonyms:
    spiritualist, mass medium, metier, sensitive, culture medium

    Antonyms:
    raw, immoderate

  8. mediumnoun

    a state that is intermediate between extremes; a middle position

    "a happy medium"

    Synonyms:
    spiritualist, mass medium, metier, sensitive, culture medium

    Antonyms:
    immoderate, raw

  9. medium, spiritualist, sensitivenoun

    someone who serves as an intermediary between the living and the dead

    "he consulted several mediums"

    Synonyms:
    spiritualist, mass medium, metier, sensitive, culture medium

    Antonyms:
    immoderate, raw

  10. medium, mass mediumnoun

    (usually plural) transmissions that are disseminated widely to the public

    Synonyms:
    spiritualist, mass medium, metier, sensitive, culture medium

    Antonyms:
    raw, immoderate

  11. metier, mediumadjective

    an occupation for which you are especially well suited

    "in law he found his true metier"

    Synonyms:
    spiritualist, specialty, speciality, sensitive, long suit, culture medium, strength, metier, strong point, mass medium, strong suit, forte

    Antonyms:
    raw, immoderate

  12. average, intermediate, mediumadjective

    around the middle of a scale of evaluation

    "an orange of average size"; "intermediate capacity"; "medium bombers"

    Synonyms:
    fair, mean(a), middling, ordinary, median(a), average, mediocre, modal(a), intermediate

    Antonyms:
    raw, immoderate

  13. mediumadjective

    (meat) cooked until there is just a little pink meat inside

    Synonyms:
    average, intermediate

    Antonyms:
    raw, immoderate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. mediumnoun

    Synonyms:
    intervening substance

  2. mediumnoun

    Synonyms:
    means, instrumentality

  3. mediumnoun

    Synonyms:
    mean average, mean proportion

  4. mediumnoun

    Synonyms:
    (Painting.) menstruum

  5. mediumnoun

    Synonyms:
    (Logic.) middle term

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. mediumadjective

    Synonyms:
    intermediate, middling, mean, average, médiocre

  2. mediumnoun

    Synonyms:
    middle, means, instrumentality, agency, menstruum, psychic

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How to use medium in a sentence?

  1. Chief Executive Ola Kaellenius:

    In the medium term I am confident. 2020 and 2021 will be a challenge.

  2. Fatih Birol:

    In the very short-term, the effect of those options are not very huge. We should think of options and work on them. They will not bring a major change in the current markets but will be helpful in the medium and longer term.

  3. Mario Draghi:

    If we are convinced our medium-term inflation target is at risk we will take all the actions necessary.

  4. Henk Potts:

    The Italian downgrade is a reminder that the European sovereign debt crisis has not vanished overnight, sentiment is still a bit fragile in the short term, investors need to be looking at a medium- to long-term time horizon in Europe.

  5. Richard Raeburn:

    Some corporate treasurers are going into repos that's great for large companies, a serious alternative. But what about small and medium-sized enterprises and charities who don't have the necessary technical ability?

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