med

[ med ]
/ mɛd /
Informal.
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adjective

medical: med school.

noun

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

Nearby words

  1. meconium ileus,
  2. meconium peritonitis,
  3. meconopsis,
  4. mecopteran,
  5. mecopterous,
  6. med.,
  7. med. gr.,
  8. med. lat.,
  9. med.sc.d.,
  10. medaka

Origin of med

First recorded in 1890–95; by shortening

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British Dictionary definitions for medder

Med

/ (mɛd) /

noun

the Med informal the Mediterranean region

MEd

abbreviation for

Master of Education
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Word Origin and History for medder

med

n.

colloquial abbreviation of medicine, 1942. With a capital M and short for Mediterranean, by 1948.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Medicine definitions for medder

med

[ mĕd ]

adj.

Medical. Used informally.

n.

A medication. Used informally, often in the plural.

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