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Synonyms for criterion
kraɪˈtɪər i ən; -ˈtɪər i ə

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. standard, criterion, measure, touchstone(noun)

    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"

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

  2. criterion, standard(noun)

    the ideal in terms of which something can be judged

    "they live by the standards of their community"

    monetary standard, banner, measure, standard, touchstone

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. criterion

    test, touchstone, proof, standard, measure

    eye, glance, intention, conjecture, scan

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. criterion(n.)

    standard, test, touchstone, measure, rule

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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

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  1. Robert Ouko:

    I have watched Rudisha this season and I am not sure if he has the fire in his belly that propelled him to Olympic glory and a world record four years ago, his saving grace could be the selection criterion set by Athletics Kenya (AK), where a third athlete is selected on merit.

  2. RJ Intindola – (Gandolfo):

    If you do not challenge yourself at every opportunity, then you will never be prepared when others do. Although rarely touted, preparation is the most significant criterion to obtain success.

  3. Dal Cin:

    In the U.S., the MPAA rating system does not specifically mention alcohol use as a ratings criterion.

  4. Egil Matsen:

    My expectation is that we will have it in the next months, it is a challenging criterion, but I do expect that we will be able to make those decisions when we do receive this revised assessment from the Council.

  5. American Foreign Service Association:

    While we share our members' eagerness to get back to in-person work, American Foreign Service Association believes that the criteria set out by State Department — data, conditions on the ground in specific locations, and employee safety — have not been met, the criterion of a 14-day negative trend in new COVID-19 infections still does not exist in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area and, in fact, five of the seven indicators on the Diplomacy Strong dashboard show clearly that the Washington metro area should not be moving to this next stage.

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