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Synonyms for average
ˈæv ər ɪdʒ, ˈæv rɪdʒ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. average, norm(noun)

    a statistic describing the location of a distribution

    "it set the norm for American homes"

    Synonyms:
    norm

    Antonyms:
    abnormal, unnatural, immoderate, uncommon, extraordinary

  2. average(noun)

    (sports) the ratio of successful performances to opportunities

    Synonyms:
    norm

    Antonyms:
    uncommon, unnatural, abnormal, immoderate, extraordinary

  3. average(adj)

    an intermediate scale value regarded as normal or usual

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

    Synonyms:
    norm

    Antonyms:
    abnormal, unnatural, uncommon, extraordinary, immoderate

  4. average, mean(a)(adj)

    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"

    Antonyms:
    abnormal, unnatural, extraordinary, uncommon, immoderate

  5. average, ordinary(adj)

    lacking special distinction, rank, or status; commonly encountered

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

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

    Antonyms:
    uncommon, abnormal, unnatural, immoderate, extraordinary

  6. average, fair, mediocre, middling(adj)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    unnatural, immoderate, abnormal, extraordinary, uncommon

  7. average, intermediate, medium(adj)

    around the middle of a scale of evaluation

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

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

    Antonyms:
    extraordinary, unnatural, abnormal, uncommon, immoderate

  8. modal(a), average(adj)

    relating to or constituting the most frequent value in a distribution

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

    Antonyms:
    extraordinary, immoderate, unnatural, abnormal, uncommon

  9. median(a), average(verb)

    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"

    Antonyms:
    abnormal, unnatural, immoderate, uncommon, extraordinary

  10. average, average out(verb)

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

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

    Synonyms:
    average out

    Antonyms:
    unnatural, extraordinary, immoderate, abnormal, uncommon

  11. average(verb)

    achieve or reach on average

    "He averaged a C"

    Synonyms:
    average out

    Antonyms:
    unnatural, abnormal, uncommon, immoderate, extraordinary

  12. average, average out(verb)

    compute the average of

    Synonyms:
    average out

    Antonyms:
    abnormal, uncommon, unnatural, extraordinary, immoderate

Wiktionary

  1. average(adjective)

    Constituting or relating to the average.

    The average age of the participants was 18.5.

    Synonyms:
    mean, expectation

  2. average(adjective)

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

    I soon found I was only an average chess player.

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

    Antonyms:
    extraordinary

  3. average(adjective)

    Typical.

    batting average

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

  4. average(adjective)

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

    Synonyms:
    ordinary, uninspiring

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. average

    Synonyms:
    mean, medium, middle, mediocre

    Antonyms:
    extreme, excess, defect, perfectness, perfection

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. average(n.)

    Synonyms:
    medium, mean proportion, medial sum or quantity

  2. average(n.)

    Synonyms:
    mediocrity, medial standard, average standard

  3. average(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    equate, reduce to an average, reduce to a mean

  4. average(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    (Com.) proportion, distribute proportionally

  5. average(v. n.)

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

  6. average(a.)

    Synonyms:
    medial, mean

  7. average(a.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. average(a)

    Synonyms:
    medium, ordinary, mediocre, middling

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How to use average in a sentence?

  1. Ayesha Curry:

    It's going to end up being the smallest Thanksgiving we've ever had at home, we typically average 16-plus and this year we have eight people. Everybody is spread out this year. People got married over the summer, so everybody is kind of doing their own thing.

  2. Regan Bailey:

    We can’t be sure that the people continued their same supplementation practices over the average 18 years of follow-up.

  3. Robert Casey:

    Everything about their marketing from the design of their stores, to the lavish runway shows, to the Michael Bay directed commercials, to the jewel encrusted fantasy bras showcases an over the top, heightened sense of the reality, their price point and extensive locations appeal to the average woman, but nothing about their marketing has ever presumed to have any relation to an average woman.

  4. Dan Schnur:

    I don't think voters make judgments about candidates based on the size of their average contribution, you don't develop a sense of inevitability through small donor donations.

  5. Hassan Ghomrawi:

    There are multiple studies that have shown that patients who do surgery when their function is very deteriorated may improve quite a bit, but their improvement is still not to the average, they lag behind in optimal benefit.


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