Standard synonyms

stăn'dərd
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(Eccles.) The office or service suitable for any of a class of festivals
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The definition of a type means people, places or things that share traits which allow them to belong to the same group.
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Required by fashion; fashionable
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Serving as, or relating to a symbol, emblem or illustration of a type
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(Informal) A superior or unusual example of its kind:
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(Ecclesiastical) Belonging to a religious order and bound by its rules:
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Regularly or customarily used:
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In conformity with applicable rules and regulations.
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(Nautical) A long, tapering, usually triangular flag, used on ships for signaling or identification.
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The flag of a nation, state, or army.
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(Plural only) Gang insignia.
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An instance that typifies a broader pattern or situation:
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Impression or appearance made:
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A symbol or token of personal power, status, or office, or of an official body of government or jurisdiction.
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The definition of criterion is the standard by which something is judged or assessed.
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A standard measure or scale of measurement
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A graduated stick or rod one yard in length, used in measuring
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A problem or exercise used to illustrate a principle or method.
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A statute or regulation governing the court process:
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(Cricket) (sometimes test) a Test match
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A model or original used for imitation or as an archetype.
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Norm is defined as something that is considered "normal" and refers to something that is the usual, customary or accepted standard.
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Having received approval.
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Depending on or conforming to formal or accepted standards or rules rather than nature; not natural, original, or spontaneous
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The definition of official is authorized, or is someone who holds a position of authority.
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(Nautical, often used attributively) A signal flag.
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(Historical) A picture with a motto or verses, allegorically suggesting some moral truth, etc.
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Limit; bounds:
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One serving as an example to be imitated or compared:
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(Music) In the form of a canon.
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Ethical is defined as moral or conforming to standards of conduct.
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Serving as a model or example; worth imitating
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Adhering to what is commonly accepted, customary, or traditional:
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First in time, order, or sequence
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Worthy of the name; true:
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Notable; distinguished; honored.
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In lieu of the name of the composer of a piece of music, whose real name is lost in the mists of time.
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Exhibiting the qualities, traits, or characteristics that identify a kind, class, group, or category:
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Consistent in action, intention, effect, etc.
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Model
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(Mathematics) The arithmetic mean.
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The definition of a barometer is a device that measures the pressure of the atmosphere as an aid to predicting weather.
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The fundamental principle or underlying concept of a system or theory; a basis.
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The concept of perfect beauty.
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A surveyor's mark made on a stationary object of previously determined position and elevation and used as a reference point, as in geologic surveys or tidal observations.
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A gradation that shows a position or value, as on a measuring instrument.
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(Printing) The largest size of type with a specific name, formerly used for printing the canons of the church.
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Plural form of civility
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A device used to adjust or control
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A book containing laws and usages, or customs; a custumal.
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(Calculus) The process of determining the derived function of a function.
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(U.S. Navy) A commissioned officer of the lowest rank, ranking just below a lieutenant junior grade
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The standards that govern the conduct of a person, especially a member of a profession.
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A banner suspended from a crosspiece, especially as a standard in an ecclesiastical procession or as the ensign of a medieval Italian republic.
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The level at which the ground surface meets the foundation of a building.
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A standard or principle by which to make a judgment or determine a policy or course of action
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A person or thing regarded as fulfilling this conception; perfect model
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An ecclesiastical banner, especially one carried in processions.
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A tool for finding whether a surface is level, or for creating a horizontal or vertical line of reference.
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A star, especially Polaris, that is used as a point of reference.
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(Mathematics) A number, assigned to something, such that it may be compared to others numerically
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A name, logo, or other indicator used to indicate ownership, origin, or level of quality.
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A method, a course of action, or an instrument by which an act can be accomplished or an end achieved.
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Extent, quality, or size as determined by measuring; dimension
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(Statistics) The quantity or value at the midpoint of a set of values, such that the variable is equally likely to fall above or below it; the middle value of a discrete series arranged in magnitude (the mean of the middle two terms when there is an even number of terms). [from 19th c.]
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(Medicine) A method of diagnosis or therapy.
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Plural form of moral
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(Slang) A person who is normal, who fits into mainstream society, as opposed to those who live alternative lifestyles.
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(Christianity) A rule, or book of rules, prescribing the order of service, especially of Mass.
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An amount or level considered to be average; a standard:
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A center of attraction
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An essential element, constituent, or quality, esp. one that produces a specific effect
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Something needed; necessity; need
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(Statistics) A subset of a population selected for measurement, observation or questioning, to provide statistical information about the population.
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The definition of a signal is a message or means of communicating a message.
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An excellent quality or example that is used to test the excellence or genuineness of others:
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Any fixed quantity, amount, distance, measure, etc. used as a standard
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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To adjust (a display setting) so that recorded images are accurately reproduced:
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(Idiomatic) To meet or exceed a particular standard.
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To cause to conform to a standard.
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Distinct among others of a kind:
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The definition of unusual is something rare or out of the ordinary.
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Not typical, usual, or regular; not normal; deviant.
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Not conforming to established rule, method, usage, standard, etc.; out of the ordinary; anomalous
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Differing from all others; unusual:
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A monetary standard solely in terms of gold, in which the basic currency unit is made equal to and redeemable by a specified quantity of gold
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A monetary standard under which a specified quantity of silver constitutes the basic unit of currency.
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A narrow forked flag or streamer attached to a staff or lance or flown from a ship's masthead.
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A noble, knighted feudal lord who has the right to lead his vassals to battle under his own banner
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An outward and often deceptive appearance:
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(Slang) Jack Daniel's, a brand of American whiskey.
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Any symbol of courage or devotion
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A long, narrow, triangular or swallow-tailed flag borne on a lance as an ensign, as formerly by knights and lancers
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A fishing fly that imitates a baitfish.
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A well known usage of a scientific theory.
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The definition of a mirror is a surface that reflects, or anything that gives a true image of a person or thing.
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A system of assumptions, concepts, values, and practices that constitutes a way of viewing reality.
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The definition of authoritative is someone or something having power, influence or the right to control and make decisions.
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Serving to put an end to doubt, question, or uncertainty; decisive:
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(Idiomatic) decided, set, settled, not open to change
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Consisting of, or made or expressed according to, a formula or formulas
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Of, suitable to, or used in a garden:
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Ordinary; commonplace
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Not caring or concerned; uninterested, apathetic.
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Of ordinary or undistinguished quality.
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Of just one colour; lacking a pattern.
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Ordinary with nothing to distinguish it from all the others.
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Alternative spelling of run-of-the-mill.
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Kept regularly in stock:
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Not separated from others into categories.
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Not subject to exceptions; absolute.
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(Gram.) Any word or word group, as a pronoun, the verb to do, etc., used in place of another word or words (Ex.: did for shouted in “she shouted, and he did, too”)
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(Slang) Incriminating information or evidence:
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(Logic) Of the state in Boolean logic that indicates an affirmative or positive result.
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Generally accepted as correct or true
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the value behind the money in a monetary system
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(Linguistics) Not conforming to the language as used by the majority of its speakers.
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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
Find another word for standard. In this page you can discover 123 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for standard, like: common, made to a standard, type, de rigueur, emblematic, classic, regular, usual, regulation, pennant and banner.