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Synonyms for average
ˈæv ər ɪdʒ, ˈæv rɪdʒav·er·age

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Wiktionary0.0 / 0 votes

  1. averageadjective

    Constituting or relating to the average.

    The average of 10, 20 and 24 is (10 + 20 + 24)/3 = 18.

    mean, expectation

  2. averageadjective

    Neither very good nor very bad; rated somewhere in the middle of all others in the same category.

    The daily high temperature last month averaged 15C.

    unremarkable, so-so, middling, mediocre, medium, middle, comme ci comme ça, rank


  3. averageadjective

    An indication of a player's ability calculated from his scoring record, etc.

    batting average

    standard, typical, usual, normal, regular, conventional, bog-standard

  4. averageadjective

    Not outstanding, not good, banal; bad or poor.

    ordinary, uninspiring

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms4.0 / 1 vote

  1. average

    mean, medium, middle, mediocre

    extreme, excess, defect, perfectness, perfection

Princeton's WordNet3.0 / 2 votes

  1. average, normnoun

    a statistic describing the location of a distribution

    "it set the norm for American homes"


    abnormal, unnatural, immoderate, uncommon, extraordinary

  2. averagenoun

    (sports) the ratio of successful performances to opportunities


    uncommon, unnatural, abnormal, immoderate, extraordinary

  3. averageadjective

    an intermediate scale value regarded as normal or usual

    "he is about average in height"; "the snowfall this month is below average"


    abnormal, unnatural, uncommon, extraordinary, immoderate

  4. average, mean(a)adjective

    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"

    abnormal, unnatural, extraordinary, uncommon, immoderate

  5. average, ordinaryadjective

    lacking special distinction, rank, or status; commonly encountered

    "average people"; "the ordinary (or common) man in the street"

    fair, mean(a), middling, ordinary, median(a), mediocre, medium, modal(a), intermediate

    uncommon, abnormal, unnatural, immoderate, extraordinary

  6. average, fair, mediocre, middlingadjective

    lacking 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"

    mean(a), modal(a), mediocre, second-rate, reasonable, intermediate, fair(a), medium, bonnie, comely, middling, bonny, ordinary, just, median(a), sightly, clean, fair, fairish, honest

    unnatural, immoderate, abnormal, extraordinary, uncommon

  7. average, intermediate, mediumadjective

    around the middle of a scale of evaluation

    "an orange of average size"; "intermediate capacity"; "medium bombers"

    fair, mean(a), middling, ordinary, median(a), mediocre, medium, modal(a), intermediate

    extraordinary, unnatural, abnormal, uncommon, immoderate

  8. modal(a), averageadjective

    relating to or constituting the most frequent value in a distribution

    "the modal age at which American novelists reach their peak is 30"

    extraordinary, immoderate, unnatural, abnormal, uncommon

  9. median(a), averageverb

    relating to or constituting the middle value of an ordered set of values (or the average of the middle two in a set with an even number of values)

    "the median value of 17, 20, and 36 is 20"; "the median income for the year was $15,000"

    abnormal, unnatural, immoderate, uncommon, extraordinary

  10. average, average outverb

    amount to or come to an average, without loss or gain

    "The number of hours I work per work averages out to 40"

    average out

    unnatural, extraordinary, immoderate, abnormal, uncommon

  11. averageverb

    achieve or reach on average

    "He averaged a C"

    average out

    unnatural, abnormal, uncommon, immoderate, extraordinary

  12. average, average outverb

    compute the average of

    average out

    abnormal, uncommon, unnatural, extraordinary, immoderate

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. averagenoun

    medium, mean proportion, medial sum or quantity

  2. averagenoun

    mediocrity, medial standard, average standard

  3. averageverb

    equate, reduce to an average, reduce to a mean

  4. averageverb

    (Com.) proportion, distribute proportionally

  5. averageverb

    amount to, or result in, when the mean is taken

  6. averageadjective

    medial, mean

  7. averageadjective

    middling, ordinary, passable, moderate, tolerable, well enough, pretty well, not bad

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. averageadjective

    medium, ordinary, mediocre, middling

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  1. Michel de Montaigne:

    I consider myself an average man, except in the fact that I consider myself an average man.

  2. Lou Vickery:

    Nothing average ever stood as a monument to progress. When progress is for a partner it doesn't turn to those who believe that they are only average. It turns instead to those who are forever searching and striving to become the best they possibly can. If we seek the average level, we cannot hope to achieve a higher level of success. Our only hope is to avoid being a failure.

  3. Jonathan Bass:

    Our average solar system produces more than 20 kWh per day, and the average American home uses approximately 30 kWh per day on average.

  4. John Maynard Keynes:

    Americans are apt to be unduly interested in discovering what average opinion believes average opinion to be...

  5. Steve Parker:

    The average male veteran is single, but the average female veteran is a parent, if not a spouse. So you've got a family dynamic that's impacted negatively when they're unemployed ... so this is one of our more vulnerable populations, if we want take care of veterans and families, we've got to focus on female veterans.

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