Synonyms for medium

Synonyms for (noun) medium

Synonyms: medium, metier

Definition: an occupation for which you are especially well suited

Usage: in law he found his true metier

Similar words: business, job, line, line of work, occupation

Definition: the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money

Usage: he's not in my line of business


Synonyms: medium

Definition: an intervening substance through which signals can travel as a means for communication

Similar words: communicating, communication

Definition: the activity of communicating; the activity of conveying information

Usage: they could not act without official communication from Moscow


Synonyms: medium

Definition: a means or instrumentality for storing or communicating information

Similar words: instrumentality, instrumentation

Definition: an artifact (or system of artifacts) that is instrumental in accomplishing some end


Synonyms: medium, mass medium

Definition: (usually plural) transmissions that are disseminated widely to the public

Similar words: transmission

Definition: communication by means of transmitted signals


Synonyms: medium

Definition: the surrounding environment

Usage: fish require an aqueous medium

Similar words: environment, environs, surround, surroundings

Definition: the area in which something exists or lives

Usage: the country--the flat agricultural surround


Synonyms: medium, sensitive, spiritualist

Definition: someone who serves as an intermediary between the living and the dead

Usage: he consulted several mediums

Similar words: psychic

Definition: a person apparently sensitive to things beyond the natural range of perception


Synonyms: medium

Definition: a state that is intermediate between extremes; a middle position

Usage: a happy medium

Similar words: state

Definition: the way something is with respect to its main attributes

Usage: the current state of knowledge; his state of health; in a weak financial state


Synonyms: medium

Definition: an intervening substance through which something is achieved

Usage: the dissolving medium is called a solvent

Similar words: substance

Definition: the real physical matter of which a person or thing consists

Usage: DNA is the substance of our genes


Synonyms: medium, culture medium

Definition: (bacteriology) a nutrient substance (solid or liquid) that is used to cultivate micro-organisms

Similar words: nutrient, food

Definition: any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue


Synonyms: medium

Definition: (biology) a substance in which specimens are preserved or displayed

Similar words: substance

Definition: the real physical matter of which a person or thing consists

Usage: DNA is the substance of our genes


Synonyms: medium

Definition: a liquid with which pigment is mixed by a painter

Similar words: liquid

Definition: a substance that is liquid at room temperature and pressure

Synonyms for (adjective) medium

Synonyms: medium

Definition: (meat) cooked until there is just a little pink meat inside

Similar words: cooked

Definition: having been prepared for eating by the application of heat


Synonyms: average, intermediate, medium

Definition: around the middle of a scale of evaluation

Usage: an orange of average size; intermediate capacity; medium bombers

Similar words: moderate

Definition: being within reasonable or average limits; not excessive or extreme

Usage: moderate prices; a moderate income; a moderate fine; moderate demands; a moderate estimate; a moderate eater; moderate success; a kitchen of moderate size; the X-ray showed moderate enlargement of the heart