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Another word for standard

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Noun
  1. A means by which individuals are compared and judged

    See also:

    usual

  2. One that is worthy of imitation or duplication

    See also:

    good

Another word for standard

Synonym Study

  • Yardstick refers to a test or criterion for measuring genuineness or value time is the only true yardstick of a book's merit
  • Gauge literally applies to a standard of measurement a wire gauge, but figuratively it is equivalent to criterion sales are an accurate gauge of a book's popularity
  • Criterion applies to a test or rule for measuring the excellence, fitness, or correctness of something, especially of an abstraction mere memory is no accurate criterion of intelligence
  • Standard applies to some measure, principle, model, etc. with which things of the same class are compared in order to determine their quantity, value, quality, etc. standard of purity for drugs