Center is the accepted term in American English. It can be used as a noun or a verb. As a noun center may refer to the exact middle of something. It may also apply to a type of organisation, such as the Science and Research Center of Koper. It may also refer to a building or facility that is used for a specific activity, such as a college’s athletic center or the City Center shopping mall.
– At the center of my chocolate piece was a delicious, candied cherry.
– Kevin’s family founded the Autism Center when they could not find the services their son required using existing resources.
– The new doctor was very proud the first day he worked at the medical center.
– The young athlete played center position on the football team.
As a verb, center means to place something in the middle of a defined area, to find a middle, or to revolve around a central theme.
– The discussion at the educational conference will center on childhood obesity.
– Before you can practice yoga effectively, you must center yourself in the present moment.