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  Definition of average
  1. a statistic describing the location of a distribution; "it set the norm for American homes"
  2. compute the average of
  3. achieve or reach on average; "He averaged a C"
  4. amount to or come to an average, without loss or gain; "The number of hours I work per work averages out to 40"
  5. lacking special distinction, rank, or status; commonly encountered; "average people"; "the ordinary (or common) man in the street"
  6. around the middle of a scale of evaluation of physical measures; "an orange of average size"; "intermediate capacity"; "a plane with intermediate range"; "medium bombers"
  7. approximating the statistical norm or average or expected value; "the average income in New England is below that of the nation"; "of average height for his age"; "the mean annual rainfall"
  8. relating to or constituting the middle value of an ordered set of values (or the average of the middle two in an even-numbered set); "the median value of 17, 20, and 36 is 20"; "the median income for the year was $15,000"
  9. relating to or constituting the most frequent value in a distribution; "the modal age at which American novelists reach their peak is 30"
  10. of no exceptional quality or ability; "a novel of average merit"; "only a fair performance of the sonata"; "in fair health"; "the caliber of the students has gone from mediocre to above average"; "the performance was middling at best"
Similar Words: norm, average out, ordinary, intermediate, medium, mean(a), median(a), modal(a), fair, mediocre, middling

 

Hyponyms: age norm, mode, modal value, median, median value, mean, mean value

 

Derivational Morphology: average out, norm

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 平均   Dutch: gemiddelde  
Esperanto: meznombro   Finnish: keskiarvo  
French: moyenne   German: Durchschnitt  
Greek: μέσος όρος   Hebrew: ממוצע  
Italian: media   Japanese: 平均  
Korean: 평균   Portuguese: média  
Russian: среднее   Slovak: priemer  
Spanish: promedio   Telugu: సగటు  
 
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