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Synonyms for parameter
pəˈræm ɪ tər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. parameter, parametric quantity(noun)

    a constant in the equation of a curve that can be varied to yield a family of similar curves

    Synonyms:
    argument, parametric quantity

  2. parameter(noun)

    any factor that defines a system and determines (or limits) its performance

    Synonyms:
    argument, parametric quantity

  3. argument, parameter(noun)

    (computer science) a reference or value that is passed to a function, procedure, subroutine, command, or program

    Synonyms:
    debate, disceptation, logical argument, argumentation, contention, parametric quantity, argument, tilt, controversy, disputation, line, contestation, arguing, statement, literary argument, line of reasoning

  4. parameter(noun)

    a quantity (such as the mean or variance) that characterizes a statistical population and that can be estimated by calculations from sample data

    Synonyms:
    argument, parametric quantity

Wiktionary

  1. parameter(noun)

    A variable kept constant during an experiment, calculation or similar.

    Synonyms:
    feature, distinguishing

  2. parameter(noun)

    A name in a function or subroutine definition that is replaced by, or bound to, the corresponding actual argument when the function or subroutine is called: a formal parameter.

    Roughly, a tuple of arguments could be thought of as a vector, whereas a tuple of parameters could be thought of as a covector (i.e., linear functional). When a function is called, a parameter tuple becomes bound to an argument tuple, allowing the function instance itself to be computed to yield a return value. This would be roughly analogous to applying a covector to a vector (by taking their dot product (or, rather, matrix-product of row vector and column vector)) to obtain a scalar.

    Synonyms:
    distinguishing, feature

  3. parameter(noun)

    The value which is passed into the function to instantiate such a name; the argument or actual parameter.

    Synonyms:
    feature, distinguishing

  4. parameter(noun)

    A characteristic or feature that distinguishes something from others

    Synonyms:
    feature, distinguishing

  5. parameter(noun)

    Synonyms:
    argument

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  1. List of paraphrases:

    parameters, endpoint, parametric, watermark, benchmark, setting, benchmarks

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