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Synonyms for criterion
kraɪˈtɪər i ən; -ˈtɪər i əcri·te·ri·on

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  1. criterion

    Synonyms:
    test, touchstone, proof, standard, measure

    Antonyms:
    eye, glance, intention, conjecture, scan

Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 2 votes

  1. standard, criterion, measure, touchstonenoun

    a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated

    "the schools comply with federal standards"; "they set the measure for all subsequent work"

    Synonyms:
    measure, standard, measuring stick, metre, quantity, meter, amount, mensuration, monetary standard, measuring, step, bill, measurement, bar, beat, banner, cadence, measuring rod, touchstone

  2. criterion, standardnoun

    the ideal in terms of which something can be judged

    "they live by the standards of their community"

    Synonyms:
    monetary standard, banner, measure, standard, touchstone

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  1. criterionnoun

    Synonyms:
    standard, test, touchstone, measure, rule

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "criterion":

    criteria, test, yardstick, approach, standard, requirement, benchmark, discretion

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How to use criterion in a sentence?

  1. Lola Thompson:

    This [criterion] is just one of many equivalent formulations of the Riemann hypothesis.

  2. Speaker Pelosi:

    That was not the criterion, as I told you yesterday.

  3. Václav Havel:

    There is only one art, whose sole criterion is the power, the authenticity, the revelatory insight, the courage and suggestiveness with which it seeks its truth. Thus, from the standpoint of the work and its worth it is irrelevant to which political ideas the artist as a citizen claims allegiance, which ideas he would like to serve with his work or whether he holds any such ideas at all.

  4. Michel de Montaigne:

    Each man calls barbarism whatever is not his own practice...for we have no other criterion of reason than the example and idea of the opinions and customs of the country we live in.

  5. Giambattista Vico:

    The criterion and rule of the true is to have made it. Accordingly, our clear and distinct idea of the mind cannot be a criterion of the mind itself, still less of other truths. For while the mind perceives itself, it does not make itself.


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