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Definition of: amid

(ə·mid) prep.
1. in the midst of; among: He continued working amid the clamor of the crowd.
2. Mingled with or surrounded by: villages amid the woodlands. Also amidst. [OE amiddan, for on middan in the middle] Synonyms: amidst, among, amongst, between, betwixt. Amid or amidst denotes surrounded by; among or amongst, mingled with. Between is said of two persons or objects, or of two groups of persons or objects. Amid denotes mere position; among, some active relation, as of companion-ship, hostility, etc. We say among (never amid) friends, or among (sometimes amid) enemies. Antonyms: beyond, outside, without.

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