Definitions of middle

  1. an intermediate part or section; " A whole is that which has beginning, middle, and end"- Aristotle
  2. time between the beginning and the end of a temporal period; " the middle of the war"; " rain during the middle of April"
  3. The middle point or part: midst: central portion.
  4. The middle point or part.
  5. The point or part equally distant from the extremities; the midst; centre. Middle- aged, being about the middle of the ordinary age of man. Middle- class, the class between the aristocracy and the labouring class. Middle- deck, the deck below the main deck in three- deckers. Middle- man, an agent between two parties, chiefly connected with the letting of land.
  6. The point or part equally distant from the extremities; the time which passes, or the events which happen, between the beginning and the end.
  7. between an earlier and a later period of time; " in the middle years"; " in his middle thirties"
  8. ( linguistics) 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"
  9. 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"
  10. Equally distant from the extreme either of a number of things or of one thing; mean; medial; as, the middle house in a row; a middle rank or station in life; flowers of middle summer; men of middle age.
  11. Intermediate; intervening.
  12. The point or part equally distant from the extremities or exterior limits, as of a line, a surface, or a solid; an intervening point or part in space, time, or order of series; the midst; central portion
  13. the waist.
  14. Equally distant from the extremes; halfway between two given points; mean; medial.
  15. Equally distant from the extremes: intermediate: intervening.
  16. Equally distant from the extremes; intermediate.
  17. Equally distant from the extremes; mean; intermediate.
  18. Equally distant from the extremes; intermediate. Middle Ages, the period which intervened between the fall of the Roman Empire and the revival of letters in the fifteenth century. Middle term, that term in the premises with which those of the conclus; on are successively compared.
  19. Equally distant from the extremes; intervening.
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