- 1. center, centre, middle, heart, eye, area, country
- usage: an area that is approximately central within some larger region; "it is in the center of town"; "they ran forward into the heart of the struggle"; "they were in the eye of the storm"
- 2. middle, part, section, division
- usage: an intermediate part or section; "A whole is that which has beginning, middle, and end"- Aristotle
- 3. middle, midriff, midsection, area, region
- usage: the middle area of the human torso (usually in front); "young American women believe that a bare midriff is fashionable"
- 4. middle, point, point in time
- usage: time between the beginning and the end of a temporal period; "the middle of the war"; "rain during the middle of April"
- 1. middle, put, set, place, pose, position, lay
- usage: put in the middle
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- 1. in-between, mediate, middle, intermediate (vs. terminal)
- usage: being neither at the beginning nor at the end in a series; "adolescence is an awkward in-between age"; "in a mediate position"; "the middle point on a line"
- 2. center(prenominal), halfway, middle(prenominal), midway, central (vs. peripheral)
- usage: equally distant from the extremes
- 3. middle (vs. late) (vs. early)
- usage: 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"
- 4. middle (vs. late) (vs. early), intervening, mid(prenominal)
- usage: between an earlier and a later period of time; "in the middle years"; "in his middle thirties"
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