[ uh-mid ]
/ əˈmɪd /
in the middle of; surrounded by; among: to stand weeping amid the ruins.
during; in or throughout the course of.
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Origin of amid
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH amidamid , among.
Definition for amid (2 of 2)
variant of amido- before a vowel: amidase.
Origin of amid-
First recorded in 1870–75
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British Dictionary definitions for amid
/ (əˈmɪd) /
in the middle of; among
Word Origin for amid
Old English on middan in the middle; see mid 1
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