med

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English

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /mɛːd/
  • Rhymes: -ɛd

Etymology 1

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Adjective

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med (not comparable)

  1. (informal) Clipping of medical.
    I'm in med school.
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Noun

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med (countable and uncountable, plural meds)

  1. (informal, chiefly in the plural) Medications, especially prescribed psychoactive medications.
    He's been very strange. I wonder if he's not been taking his meds.
    • 2008, BioWare, Mass Effect, Redwood City: Electronic Arts, →ISBN, →OCLC, PC, scene: Eden Prime:
      Shepard: What's wrong with your assistant?
      Dr. Warren: Manuel has a brilliant mind, but he's always been a bit... unstable. Genius and madness are two sides of the same coin.
      Dr. Manuel: Is it madness to see the future? To see the destruction rushing towards us? To understand there is no escape? No hope? No, I am not mad. I'm the only sane one left!
      Dr. Warren: I gave him an extra dose of his meds after the attack.
    • 2015, Jennifer Shannon, The Anxiety Survival Guide for Teens: CBT Skills to Overcome Fear, Worry & Panic, Oakland, Calif.: Instant Help Books, New Harbinger Publications, Inc., →ISBN, page 98:
      Take a med. [] BECAUSE you took a med you did not have a full-blown panic attack and faint.
    • 2018, John Grisham, The Reckoning, Anchor, →ISBN:
      “What meds?”
      “It's a long story.”
      “What meds?”
      “He's bipolar, Mark. Diagnosed a few years back.”
    • 2023 January 16, Emma Bowman, quoting KC Green, “A decade on, the ‘This is fine’ creator wants to put the famous dog to rest”, in NPR[1]:
      “I'd been trying to get my anti-depressants right and taking the meds,” he said. “That was my feeling at the time — of worrying if this was the right choice,” he added.
  2. (informal, uncountable) Short for medicine (as an academic subject).
    My brother studied med at Cambridge.
  3. (informal, countable) A medic; a doctor.
    • 2012, Elizabeth Waterston, Blitzkrieg and Jitterbugs: College Life in Wartime, 1939-1942, page 41:
      A stray dachshund the meds are keeping as a mascot.
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Verb

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med

  1. (UK, dialect) Pronunciation spelling of might.
    • 1894 December – 1895 November, Thomas Hardy, Jude the Obscure, 1st American edition, New York, N.Y.: Harper & Brothers, [], published 1896, →OCLC:
      You med be religious, or you med not, but you can't help striking in your homely note with the rest.

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Balinese

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Romanization

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med

  1. Romanization of ᬫᭂᬤ᭄

Central Franconian

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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From Middle High German muode, from Old High German muodi.

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Adjective

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med (masculine mede, feminine med, comparative meder, superlative et medste)

  1. (northern Moselle Franconian) tired

Czech

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Etymology

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Inherited from Old Czech med, from Proto-Slavic *mȅdъ.

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Noun

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med m inan (related adjective medový)

  1. honey (thick, viscous, sweet liquid made by bees)
    Synonym: (literary) strdí

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Further reading

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  • med”, in Příruční slovník jazyka českého (in Czech), 1935-1957
  • med”, in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého (in Czech), 1960–1971, 1989
  • med”, in Internetová jazyková příručka (in Czech)

Danish

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Etymology

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From Old Norse með.

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Preposition

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med

  1. with
  2. by
  3. including, counting

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Latin

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mēd

  1. Early Latin form of
    • 7th century BC, Praeneste fibula:
      𐌌𐌀𐌍𐌉𐌏𐌔:𐌌𐌄𐌃:𐌅𐌇𐌄⁝𐌅𐌇𐌀𐌊𐌄𐌃:𐌍𐌖𐌌𐌀𐌔𐌉𐌏𐌉
      MANIOS:MED:FHE⁝FHAKED:NVMASIOI
      Manius made me for Numasius
    • 7th–5th century BC, Duenos inscription:
      𐌉𐌏𐌖𐌄𐌔𐌀𐌕𐌃𐌄𐌉𐌖𐌏𐌔𐌒𐌏𐌉𐌌𐌄𐌃𐌌𐌉𐌕𐌀𐌕𐌍𐌄𐌉𐌕𐌄𐌃𐌄𐌍𐌃𐌏𐌂𐌏𐌔𐌌𐌉𐌔𐌖𐌉𐌓𐌂𐌏𐌔𐌉𐌄𐌃 / [] / 𐌃𐌖𐌄𐌍𐌏𐌔𐌌𐌄𐌃𐌅𐌄𐌂𐌄𐌃𐌄𐌍𐌌𐌀𐌍𐌏𐌌𐌄𐌉𐌍𐌏𐌌𐌃𐌖𐌄𐌍𐌏𐌉𐌍𐌄𐌌𐌄𐌃𐌌𐌀𐌋𐌏𐌔𐌕𐌀𐌕𐌏𐌃
      IOVESATDEIVOSQOIMEDMITATNEITEDENDOCOSMISVIRCOSIED / [] / DVENOSMEDFECEDENMANOMEINOMDVENOINEMEDMALOSTATOD
      iouesāt deivos qoi mēd mitāt, nei tēd endō cosmis vircō siēd / [] / duenos mēd fēced en mānōm (m)einom duenōi nē mēd malo(s) statōd
      The person who sends me prays to the gods, lest the girl be not kind towards thee / [] / A good man made me (in good intention?) for a good man; may I not be stolen by an evil man.
    • c. 620–600 BC, Tita Vendia vase:
      𐌄𐌂𐌏𐌖𐌓𐌍𐌀𐌕𐌉𐌕𐌀𐌖𐌄𐌍𐌃𐌉𐌀𐌔𐌌𐌀𐌌𐌀𐌓[𐌂𐌏𐌔𐌌]𐌄𐌃𐌖𐌇𐌄[𐌂𐌄𐌃]
      ECOVRNATITAVENDIASMAMAR[COSM]EDVHE[CED]
      eco urna tita vendias mamar[cos m]ed vhe[ced]
      I am the urn of Tita Vendia. Mamar[cos had me made].
    • 6th century BC, Tibur pedestal inscription (CIL I2 2658; image (page 18)):
      𐌇𐌏𐌉𐌌𐌄𐌃𐌌𐌉𐌕𐌀𐌕𐌊𐌀𐌖𐌉𐌏𐌔[]𐌌𐌏𐌍𐌉𐌏𐌔𐌒𐌄𐌕𐌉𐌏𐌔𐌃[𐌏]𐌍𐌏𐌌𐌐𐌓𐌏𐌅𐌉𐌋𐌄𐌏𐌃
      HOIMEDMITATKAVIOS[]MONIOSQETIOSD[O]NOMPROFILEOD
      Hoi mēd mitāt Kāvios []monios Qetios d[ō]nom prō fileōd.
      Kavios []monios Qetios places me here as a gift on behalf of his son.
    • c. 500 BC, Garigliano bowl:
      𐌍𐌄𐌉[- - -]𐌐𐌀𐌓𐌉𐌌𐌄𐌃𐌄𐌔𐌏𐌌𐌊𐌏𐌌𐌌𐌄𐌏𐌉𐌔𐌔𐌏𐌊𐌉𐌏𐌉𐌔𐌕𐌓𐌉𐌖𐌏𐌉𐌀𐌃𐌃𐌄𐌏𐌌𐌃𐌖𐌏
      NEIPARIMEDESOMKOMMEOISSOKIOISTRIVOIADDEOMDVO
      nei pari med esom kom meois sokiois trifos audeom duo[m]
      Do not take me! I am with my three companions (property) of the two Audii

Middle English

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Etymology 1

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Noun

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med

  1. Alternative form of mede (mead (beverage))

Etymology 2

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Noun

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med

  1. Alternative form of mede (meadow)

Etymology 3

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Noun

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med

  1. Alternative form of mede (reward)

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Preposition

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med

  1. Alternative spelling of mid

Adjective

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med

  1. Alternative spelling of mid

Norwegian Bokmål

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Etymology

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From Old Norse með (with, along with), from Proto-Germanic *midi (with, by, through; along, together), from Proto-Indo-European *meth₂, from *me (in the middle of, near, by, around, with).

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Preposition

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med

  1. with
  2. by
    med båt / tog - by boat / train
  3. of
    fat med olje - barrel of oil

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Norwegian Nynorsk

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Etymology

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From Old Norse með.

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Preposition

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med

  1. with (in the company of)
    Kven vert med oss?
    Who is coming with us?
  2. by
    med båt / tog - by boat / train
  3. of
    fat med olje - barrel of oil

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Old Czech

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Etymology

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Inherited from Proto-Slavic *mȅdъ

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Noun

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med m inan

  1. honey

Declension

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Descendants

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  • Czech: med

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Old English

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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From Proto-West Germanic *miʀdu.

Pronunciation

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Noun

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mēd f

  1. reward

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Polabian

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Etymology

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From Proto-Slavic *medъ.

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Noun

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med m ? (genitive singular medai)

  1. honey

Romanian

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Etymology

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Borrowed from French Mède.

Noun

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med m (plural mezi)

  1. Mede

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Serbo-Croatian

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Med
Serbo-Croatian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology 1

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Inherited from Proto-Slavic *mȅdъ, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *médu, from Proto-Indo-European *médʰu.

Cognate with English mead, German Met, Ancient Greek μέθυ (méthu, wine) (whence English methylene, methane, Greek μέθη (méthi, drunkness)), Hindi मधु (madhu, honey) or Urdu مدھو (honey), Persian می (wine).

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Noun

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mȇd m (Cyrillic spelling ме̑д)

  1. honey
    teče med i mleko iz usta - milk and honey floats from his mouth
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Etymology 2

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Variant of među.

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med (Cyrillic spelling мед)

  1. (Kajkavian) between
  2. (Kajkavian) among

Slovak

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Etymology

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Inherited from Proto-Slavic *mȅdъ.

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Noun

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med m inan (genitive singular medu, nominative plural medy, genitive plural medov, declension pattern of dub)

  1. honey (the sweet liquid made by bees)

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References

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  • med”, in Slovníkový portál Jazykovedného ústavu Ľ. Štúra SAV [Dictionary portal of the Ľ. Štúr Institute of Linguistics, Slovak Academy of Science] (in Slovak), https://slovnik.juls.savba.sk, 2024

Slovene

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Etymology 1

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From Proto-Slavic *meďu

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med

  1. (with instrumental) between (stationary)
  2. (with accusative) between (motion towards)

Etymology 2

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Slovene Wikipedia has an article on:
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From Proto-Slavic *mȅdъ

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Noun

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mẹ̑d m inan

  1. honey
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Declension of med (masculine, irregular)
nom. sing. med
gen. sing. medu, meda
singular
nominative med
accusative med
genitive medu, meda
dative medu
locative medu
instrumental medom
The diacritics used in this section of the entry are non-tonal. If you are a native tonal speaker, please help by adding the tonal marks.
Masculine inan., hard o-stem
nominative méd
genitive méda
singular
nominative
(imenovȃlnik)
méd
genitive
(rodȋlnik)
méda
dative
(dajȃlnik)
médu
accusative
(tožȋlnik)
méd
locative
(mẹ̑stnik)
médu
instrumental
(orọ̑dnik)
médom

Etymology 3

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Slovene Wikipedia has an article on:
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From Proto-Slavic *mědь.

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Noun

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mẹ̑d f

  1. brass
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The diacritics used in this section of the entry are non-tonal. If you are a native tonal speaker, please help by adding the tonal marks.
Feminine, i-stem, long mixed accent
nominative méd
genitive medí
singular
nominative
(imenovȃlnik)
méd
genitive
(rodȋlnik)
medí
dative
(dajȃlnik)
médi
accusative
(tožȋlnik)
méd
locative
(mẹ̑stnik)
médi
instrumental
(orọ̑dnik)
medjó

Further reading

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  • med”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

Swedish

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Etymology 1

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From Old Swedish mæþ, from Old Norse með, from Proto-Germanic *midi.

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med

  1. also, as well, too
    Synonym: också
    • 2004, Lars Winnerbäck (lyrics and music), “Elegi”:
      Och du berätta' att du saknar mig i natt - det gör jag med
      And you've told that tonight you're missing me - I'm also doing it
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med

  1. with, together with, in the company of
    Han tränar (tillsammans) med vänner.
    He trains (together) with friends.
  2. including, containing, with; in addition to
    Han hittade en plånbok med 100 euro.
    He found a wallet containing 100 euros.
    Med dig blir vi 4 (stycken).
    Including you, there will be four of us.
    Han har en motorcykel med sidovagn.
    He has a motorcycle with a sidecar.
    En hög med sand.
    A pile of sand.
  3. by, with; by means of
    Han reste med tåg.
    He travelled by train.
    Han öppnade dörren med nyckeln.
    He opened the door with the key.
  4. at, in, on, with (expressing manner)
    Han kör med en hastighet av 90 km/h
    He is driving at a speed of 90 km/h.
    Sluta skriva med stora bokstäver!
    Stop writing in capital letters!
    Han gjorde det med avsikt.
    He did it on purpose.
    Han talar med brytning.
    He speaks with an accent.
  5. to (in the expression "lika med" = "equal to")
    1 + 1 är lika med 2
    1 + 1 is equal to 2.
    Hon är gift med en svensk
    She is married to a Swede.
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Etymology 2

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From Old Norse meiðr.

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Noun

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med c

  1. a runner (device upon which something slides)
  2. a rocker (a device upon which something rocks)
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Declension of med 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative med meden medar medarna
Genitive meds medens medars medarnas
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