Any standard of valuation, comparison, judgment, etc.; criterion
A standard, rule, or test by which something can be judged; measure of value
A test, standard, or model used in measurement, comparison, or judgment.
A procedure for critical evaluation; a means of determining the presence, quality, or truth of something; a trial:
(--- Law) A judicial decision that is binding on other equal or lower courts in the same jurisdiction as to its conclusion on a point of law, and may also be persuasive to courts in other jurisdictions, in subsequent cases involving sufficiently similar facts.
The definition of a guide is someone or something that instructs others or shows others the way.
A standard measure or scale of measurement
A punishment given as a warning or deterrent:
The definition of a check is a sudden stop or a person or thing that restrains or controls.
A recognized standard of quality:
This standard, taken as 100 proof
Find another word for touchstones. In this page you can discover 13 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for touchstones, like: measures, criterions, standards, yardsticks, tests, precedents, guides, gauges, examples, checks and benchmarks.