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1at an equal distance from the extremities of something; central:the early and middle part of life middle and eastern Europe (of a member of a group, series, or sequence) so placed as to have the same number of members on each side:the woman was in her middle forties intermediate in rank, quality, or ability:there is a dearth of talent at the middle level (of a language) of the period between the old and modern forms:Middle High German 2 Grammar denoting a voice of verbs in some languages, such as Greek, that expresses reciprocal or reflexive action. denoting a transitive or intransitive verb in English with a passive sense, e.g., cuts in this meat cuts well.
1 [usually in singular] the point or position at an equal distance from the sides, edges, or ends of something:she stood alone in the middle of the street the point at or around the center of a process or activity, period of time, etc.:we were married in the middle of December informal a person’s waist or waist and stomach:he had a towel around his middle 2 Grammar the form or voice of a verb expressing reflexive or reciprocal action, or a passive sense for a transitive or intransitive verb.