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  Definition of standard
  1. any distinctive flag
  2. an upright pole or beam (especially one used as a support); "distance was marked by standards every mile"; "lamps supported on standards provided illumination"
  3. the ideal in terms of which something can be judged; "they live by the standards of their community"
  4. a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated; "they set the measure for all subsequent work"
  5. the value behind the money in a monetary system
  6. a board measure = 1980 board feet
  7. commonly used or supplied; "standard procedure"; "standard car equipment"
  8. regularly and widely used or sold; "a standard size"; "a stock item"
  9. established or widely recognized as a model of authority or excellence; "a standard reference work"
  10. conforming to or constituting a standard of measurement or value; or of the usual or regularized or accepted kind; "windows of standard width"; "standard sizes"; "the standard fixtures"; "standard brands"; "standard operating procedure"
  11. conforming to the established language usage of educated native speakers; "standard English" (American); "received standard English is sometimes called the King''s English" (British)
Similar Words: criterion, measure, touchstone, monetary standard, stock, received

 

See Also: orthodox, normal

 

Hyponyms: oriflamme, control condition, control, design criteria, benchmark, grade point average, GPA, yardstick, medium of exchange, monetary system, scale, scale of measurement, graduated table, ordered series, gauge, standard of measurement, baseline, norm, gold standard, silver standard, bimetallism

 

Attributes: measure, quantity, amount

 

Derivational Morphology: stand, stand up, place upright, standardize, standardise

 

Anagrams: sand rat

 

 
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