Main definitions of med in English

: med1Med2MEd3

med1

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Pronunciation /med/ /mɛd/

adjective

informal North American
  • Medical.

    • ‘she's at med school’

plural noun

informal North American meds
  • Medicine; medication.

    • ‘he'd forgotten to take his meds’
    • ‘I opined that since the good doctor had actually SEEN the patient, he might be the best to decide which med was appropriate.’
    • ‘Statins have become so critical in the war against cholesterol that a leading statin researcher compares them to the ultimate miracle med.’
    • ‘Aleve, also known as Naproxen, an over-the-counter med, was also associated with increased heart risks recently.’
    • ‘The industry also produces the occasional miracle med that empowers doctors to cure otherwise intractable diseases.’
    • ‘Can I take my meds prior to a fasting blood test?’
    • ‘I don't want to take my meds either, but when I get like that I ask my ex-wife what it was like before the meds and I remember, sort of.’

Pronunciation

med

/med/ /mɛd/

Main definitions of Med in English

: med1Med2MEd3

Med2

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Pronunciation /med/ /mɛd/

noun

informal British
  • the MedThe Mediterranean Sea.

Origin

1940s abbreviation.

Pronunciation

Med

/med/ /mɛd/

Main definitions of MEd in English

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MEd3

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Pronunciation /ˌemˈed/ /ˌɛmˈɛd/

abbreviation

  • Master of Education.

    • ‘He has an MEd in instructional technology from George Mason University and is presently pursuing a PhD at George Mason's Graduate School of Education.’
    • ‘He has a BA from the University of the North and an MEd in counselling psychology from an American institution, as well as a PhD in Education from Rhodes.’
    • ‘Vice chair Suzanne M. Whitmer, RN, CNOR, MEd, formally thanked the 2001 authors who wrote articles for the newsletter.’
    • ‘The course co-ordinator Brian Cavanagh, MEd has being involved in training with FAS and privately for the past thirty years.’
    • ‘Melissa L. Block, MEd, is a freelance writer on health and nutrition who lives in Santa Barbara, California.’

Pronunciation

MEd

/ˌemˈed/ /ˌɛmˈɛd/