Antonyms of noun middle

2 of 4 senses of middle

Sense 2
middle -- (an intermediate part or section; "A whole is that which has beginning, middle, and end"- Aristotle)
       Antonym of end (Sense 5)
      => end -- (a final part or section; "we have given it at the end of the section since it involves the calculus"; "Start at the beginning and go on until you come to the end")
       Antonym of beginning (Sense 3)
      => beginning -- (the first part or section of something; "`It was a dark and stormy night' is a hackneyed beginning for a story")

Sense 4
middle -- (time between the beginning and the end of a temporal period; "the middle of the war"; "rain during the middle of April")
       Antonym of end (Sense 2)
      => end, ending -- (the point in time at which something ends; "the end of the year"; "the ending of warranty period")
       Antonym of beginning (Sense 2)
      => beginning, commencement, first, outset, get-go, start, kickoff, starting time, showtime, offset -- (the time at which something is supposed to begin; "they got an early start"; "she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun middle

4 senses of middle

Sense 1
center, centre, middle, heart, eye -- (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")
       => area, country -- (a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography); "it was a mountainous area"; "Bible country")

Sense 2
middle -- (an intermediate part or section; "A whole is that which has beginning, middle, and end"- Aristotle)
       => part, section, division -- (one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole; "the written part of the exam"; "the finance section of the company"; "the BBC's engineering division")

Sense 3
middle, midriff, midsection -- (the middle area of the human torso (usually in front); "young American women believe that a bare midriff is fashionable")
       => area, region -- (a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve; "in the abdominal region")

Sense 4
middle -- (time between the beginning and the end of a temporal period; "the middle of the war"; "rain during the middle of April")
       => point, point in time -- (an instant of time; "at that point I had to leave")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb middle

1 sense of middle

Sense 1
middle -- (put in the middle)
       => put, set, place, pose, position, lay -- (put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point")

Antonyms of adj middle

4 senses of middle

Sense 1
in-between, mediate, middle -- (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")

INDIRECT (VIA intermediate) -> terminal -- (being or situated at an end; "the endmost pillar"; "terminal buds on a branch"; "a terminal station"; "the terminal syllable")

Sense 2
center (prenominal), halfway, middle (prenominal), midway -- (equally distant from the extremes)

INDIRECT (VIA central) -> peripheral -- (on or near an edge or constituting an outer boundary; the outer area; "Russia's peripheral provinces"; "peripheral suburbs")

Sense 3
middle (vs. late) (vs. early) -- (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")

late (vs. early) (vs. middle) -- (of a later stage in the development of a language or literature; used especially of dead languages; "Late Greek")
        => Modern, New -- (used of a living language; being the current stage in its development; "Modern English"; "New Hebrew is Israeli Hebrew")
        => New -- (in use after medieval times; "New Eqyptian was the language of the 18th to 21st dynasties")
early (vs. middle) (vs. late) -- (of an early stage in the development of a language or literature; "the Early Hebrew alphabetical script is that used mainly from the 11th to the 6th centuries B.C."; "Early Modern English is represented in documents printed from 1476 to 1700")
        => Old -- (of a very early stage in development; "Old English is also called Anglo Saxon"; "Old High German is High German from the middle of the 9th to the end of the 11th century")

Sense 4
middle (vs. late) (vs. early) -- (between an earlier and a later period of time; "in the middle years"; "in his middle thirties")

late (vs. early) (vs. middle) -- (being or occurring at an advanced period of time or after a usual or expected time; "late evening"; "late 18th century"; "a late movie"; "took a late flight"; "had a late breakfast")
        => advanced, ripe -- (far along in time; "a man of advanced age"; "advanced in years"; "a ripe old age"; "the ripe age of 90")
        => after-hours -- (after closing time especially a legally established closing time; "after-hours socializing"; "an after-hours club")
        => latish -- (somewhat late)
        => posthumous -- (occurring or coming into existence after a person's death; "a posthumous award"; "a posthumous book"; "a posthumous daughter")
early (vs. middle) (vs. late) -- (at or near the beginning of a period of time or course of events or before the usual or expected time; "early morning"; "an early warning"; "early diagnosis"; "an early death"; "took early retirement"; "an early spring"; "early varieties of peas and tomatoes mature before most standard varieties")
        => aboriginal, primal, primeval, primaeval, primordial -- (having existed from the beginning; in an earliest or original stage or state; "aboriginal forests"; "primal eras before the appearance of life on earth"; "the forest primeval"; "primordial matter"; "primordial forms of life")
        => advance (prenominal), beforehand (predicate) -- (being ahead of time or need; "gave advance warning"; "was beforehand with her report")
        => archean, archaean -- (of or relating to the earliest known rocks formed during the Precambrian Eon)
        => archeozoic, archaeozoic -- (of or belonging to earlier of two divisions of the Precambrian era; "archeozoic life forms")
        => azoic -- (before the appearance of life; "azoic rocks contain not organic remains")
        => earlier, earliest -- ((comparative and superlative of `early') more early than; most early; "a fashion popular in earlier times"; "his earlier work reflects the influence of his teacher"; "Verdi's earliest and most raucous opera")
        => earlyish -- (being somewhat early; "at an earlyish hour")
        => premature, untimely -- (uncommonly early or before the expected time; "illness led to his premature death"; "alcohol brought him to an untimely end")
        => previous (predicate), premature -- (too soon or too hasty; "our condemnation of him was a bit previous"; "a premature judgment")
        => proterozoic -- (formed in the later of two divisions of the Precambrian era; "proterozoic life forms")
        => proto (prenominal) -- (indicating the first or earliest or original; "`proto' is a combining form in a word like `protolanguage' that refers to the hypothetical ancestor of another language or group of languages")
        => wee -- (very early; "the wee hours of the morning")

Similarity of adj middle

4 senses of middle

Sense 1
in-between, mediate, middle -- (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")
       => intermediate (vs. terminal) -- (lying between two extremes in time or space or state; "going from sitting to standing without intermediate pushes with the hands"; "intermediate stages in a process"; "intermediate stops on the route"; "an intermediate range plane")

Sense 2
center (prenominal), halfway, middle (prenominal), midway -- (equally distant from the extremes)
       => central (vs. peripheral) -- (in or near a center or constituting a center; the inner area; "a central position")

Sense 3
middle (vs. late) (vs. early) -- (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")

Sense 4
middle (vs. late) (vs. early) -- (between an earlier and a later period of time; "in the middle years"; "in his middle thirties")
       => intervening -- (occurring or falling between events or points in time; "so much had happened during the intervening years")
       => mid (prenominal) -- (used in combination to denote the middle; "midmorning"; "midsummer"; "in mid-1958"; "a mid-June wedding")

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