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1. Being at or placed in the center.
2. Having a specified center. Often used in combination: a soft-centered candy; a yellow-centered daisy.
3. Self-confident, stable, and well-balanced: "He's a centered guy. He's always seemed to know what he wanted, and gone after it in a concrete way" (Vanity Fair).

cen′tered·ness n.


(Self-help) the US spelling of centred


(ˈsɛn tərd)

1. having a central axis: a centered arc.
2. equidistant from all adjacent areas; situated in the center.
3. inwardly calm and steady.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.centered - being or placed in the center
central - in or near a center or constituting a center; the inner area; "a central position"


adj centrado; (emotionally) centrado, relajado y con la mente despejada; patient-centered centrado en el paciente
References in classic literature ?
Representatives of the earth, of humanity, past and present, all centered in them
As they advanced to meet one another I saw for the first time a trick of Martian swordsmanship which centered Kantos Kan's every hope of victory and life on one cast of the dice, for, as he came to within about twenty feet of the huge fellow he threw his sword arm far behind him over his shoulder and with a mighty sweep hurled his weapon point foremost at the green warrior.
As it is, we draw quite a few alumni back, but most of those are centered around football weekends," he says.