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Synonyms for middle
ˈmɪd lmid·dle

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  1. middlenoun

    centre, midst, midpoint, center

  2. middlenoun

    Being in the middle or in-between; as middle point, middle name, Middle English, Middle Ages, middle weight, etc.

    The middle of a circle is the point which has the same distance to every point of circle.

    midst, midpoint, center, centre

  3. middlenoun

    Central to.

    midpoint, center, midst, centre

  4. middlenoun

    the middle stump

    center, midpoint, midst, centre

  5. middlenoun

    The central part of a human body.

    centre, midst, midpoint, center

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. middle

    We speak of the center of a circle, the middle of a room, the middle of the street, the midst of a forest. The center is equally distant from every point of the circumference of a circle, or from the opposite boundaries on each axis of a parallelogram, etc.; the middle is more general and less definite. The center is a point; the middle may be a line or a space. We say at the center; in the middle. Midst commonly implies a group or multitude of surrounding objects. Compare synonyms for AMID.

    center, midst

    bound, boundary, circumference, perimeter, rim

Princeton's WordNet

  1. center, centre, middle, heart, eyenoun

    an area that is approximately central within some larger region

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

    affection, warmness, affectionateness, substance, center of attention, center field, philia, plaza, meat, centre, center, tenderness, snapper, core, marrow, sum, fondness, nerve, ticker, nerve center, shopping center, midsection, optic, midriff, kernel, nitty-gritty, spirit, centerfield, gist, warmheartedness, nerve centre, inwardness, centre of attention, pith, heart, shopping mall, bosom, mall, essence, nub, mettle, pump, heart and soul, shopping centre, oculus, spunk, midpoint, eye

    offset, beginning, starting time, start, kickoff, end, first, commencement, outset, showtime, get-go, ending, proterozoic, untimely, New, primeval, advanced, archaeozoic, primordial, previous(p), late, primal, peripheral, proto(a), Modern, earliest, primaeval, archaean, earlyish, early, ripe, wee, beforehand(p), latish, azoic, Old, aboriginal, after-hours, earlier, posthumous, archeozoic, advance(a), premature, archean, terminal

  2. middlenoun

    an intermediate part or section

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

    eye, midriff, heart, center, midsection, centre

    commencement, starting time, kickoff, first, start, end, outset, get-go, showtime, ending, offset, beginning, late, earliest, New, archeozoic, wee, archean, primal, primordial, ripe, aboriginal, latish, earlyish, premature, after-hours, Modern, advanced, advance(a), proto(a), early, proterozoic, azoic, untimely, earlier, beforehand(p), primaeval, previous(p), posthumous, primeval, terminal, archaean, peripheral, archaeozoic, Old

  3. middle, midriff, midsectionnoun

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

    "young American women believe that a bare midriff is fashionable"

    center, heart, midsection, diaphragm, midriff, centre, eye

    commencement, starting time, outset, first, end, start, offset, beginning, ending, get-go, kickoff, showtime, archean, advanced, peripheral, azoic, archeozoic, latish, primal, archaeozoic, New, premature, earlyish, untimely, late, Modern, earliest, Old, beforehand(p), primeval, primaeval, earlier, aboriginal, terminal, advance(a), early, ripe, archaean, posthumous, wee, primordial, previous(p), proto(a), after-hours, proterozoic

  4. middleadjective

    time between the beginning and the end of a temporal period

    "the middle of the war"; "rain during the middle of April"

    eye, midriff, heart, center, midsection, centre

    beginning, commencement, offset, get-go, start, outset, end, ending, showtime, starting time, kickoff, first, New, early, beforehand(p), Old, aboriginal, Modern, archeozoic, ripe, primeval, archaeozoic, late, primal, primordial, after-hours, advanced, peripheral, latish, premature, posthumous, azoic, wee, archean, proterozoic, archaean, earlyish, primaeval, untimely, advance(a), terminal, previous(p), proto(a), earlier, earliest

  5. in-between, mediate, middleadjective

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

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

    middle(a), midway, halfway, mediate, in-between, center(a)

    outset, beginning, end, start, get-go, first, kickoff, ending, starting time, commencement, offset, showtime, Old, peripheral, archean, proterozoic, beforehand(p), latish, wee, aboriginal, early, premature, after-hours, archeozoic, Modern, proto(a), terminal, azoic, earlier, posthumous, advance(a), archaean, untimely, earlyish, New, primordial, late, primaeval, previous(p), primal, ripe, archaeozoic, advanced, primeval, earliest

  6. center(a), halfway, middle(a), midwayadjective

    equally distant from the extremes

    end, offset, outset, start, beginning, commencement, showtime, kickoff, starting time, first, get-go, ending, advanced, archean, previous(p), archaeozoic, primal, New, proto(a), beforehand(p), wee, early, premature, peripheral, latish, earliest, proterozoic, Old, primeval, posthumous, late, archaean, azoic, earlyish, Modern, earlier, ripe, aboriginal, after-hours, archeozoic, terminal, advance(a), primordial, untimely, primaeval

  7. middleadjective

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

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

    middle(a), midway, halfway, mediate, in-between, center(a)

    outset, ending, commencement, offset, get-go, start, beginning, starting time, end, first, showtime, kickoff, after-hours, earliest, New, proto(a), archean, primaeval, untimely, primordial, early, aboriginal, wee, terminal, latish, proterozoic, posthumous, peripheral, late, advanced, earlier, earlyish, previous(p), premature, primeval, Old, archeozoic, azoic, primal, advance(a), ripe, Modern, archaean, archaeozoic, beforehand(p)

  8. middleverb

    between an earlier and a later period of time

    "in the middle years"; "in his middle thirties"

    middle(a), midway, halfway, mediate, in-between, center(a)

    commencement, starting time, beginning, get-go, ending, end, start, first, kickoff, outset, showtime, offset, primaeval, early, late, earliest, beforehand(p), Old, aboriginal, New, proto(a), proterozoic, archeozoic, Modern, latish, previous(p), earlier, primordial, untimely, archaean, earlyish, after-hours, premature, ripe, posthumous, advanced, primeval, terminal, primal, archaeozoic, peripheral, azoic, advance(a), wee, archean

  9. middleverb

    put in the middle

    end, outset, kickoff, starting time, commencement, first, start, showtime, get-go, ending, offset, beginning, azoic, primaeval, primal, advance(a), terminal, New, proto(a), latish, wee, archaeozoic, earlier, beforehand(p), archaean, aboriginal, late, premature, previous(p), early, archean, earliest, Modern, primeval, after-hours, advanced, ripe, archeozoic, Old, posthumous, untimely, earlyish, primordial, proterozoic, peripheral

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. middleadjective

    mean, medial, half way, between the extremes

  2. middlenoun

    midst, centre, central part

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. middleadjective

    mean, medial, intermediate, intervening

  2. middlenoun

    center, midst

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How to use middle in a sentence?

  1. Van Haften:

    I waited for three hours with no one showing up in the middle of nowhere.

  2. Joe Biden:

    Donald Trump thinks Wall Street built America; ordinary middle class Americans built America, too many people in the middle class have seen the bottom fall out.

  3. Eric Trappier:

    I think that this sale to a big Arab country will snow-ball, there are other potential clients in the Middle-East... Qatar is looking, this is not news,... we are also trying to project ourselves in Malaysia.

  4. Nicole Perrin:

    One thing to keep in mind is that this is happening in the middle of the pandemic, and brands have already really cut their ad spending across all kinds of channels, including Facebook, it's going to be impossible to ever parse out how much did this boycott cost versus how much did the pandemic cost, how much would these same advertisers have pulled back just because of the broader economy.

  5. United States:

    The Chinese are very good at taking advantage of opportunities, which they may have been able to do in the recent past with our focus on the Middle East for the first part of the 2000s and following that the financial crisis, we have to get back to doing what we do well. Our soft power is incredibly more powerful than their soft power. They don't really have that same kind of attractiveness that the United States system has, and I think that's because our partners around the world know we stand by them and know we won't impose our will on them, that we'll work together with them.

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