med

[ med ]
/ mɛd /
Informal.

adjective

medical: med school.

noun

Often meds. a medication; medicine: Have you taken your meds?

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Origin of med

First recorded in 1890–95; by shortening

Definition for med (2 of 3)

Definition for med (3 of 3)

M.Ed.

Master of Education.
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British Dictionary definitions for med (1 of 3)

Med
/ (mɛd) /

noun

the Med informal the Mediterranean region

British Dictionary definitions for med (2 of 3)

MEd

abbreviation for

Master of Education

British Dictionary definitions for med (3 of 3)

med.

abbreviation for

medical
medicine
medium
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Medical definitions for med

med
[ mĕd ]

adj.

Medical. Used informally.

n.

A medication. Used informally, often in the plural.
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