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Synonyms for standard
ˈstæn dərd

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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"

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

    Antonyms:
    nonstandard, deficient, substandard, unaccepted, nonnormative, uncommon, irregular, bad, inferior, unacceptable

  2. criterion, standard(noun)

    the ideal in terms of which something can be judged

    "they live by the standards of their community"

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

    Antonyms:
    inferior, bad, unacceptable, irregular, nonstandard, unaccepted, nonnormative, deficient, substandard, uncommon

  3. standard(noun)

    a board measure = 1980 board feet

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

    Antonyms:
    bad, nonstandard, irregular, uncommon, substandard, deficient, unacceptable, unaccepted, inferior, nonnormative

  4. standard, monetary standard(noun)

    the value behind the money in a monetary system

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

    Antonyms:
    unacceptable, unaccepted, nonstandard, substandard, uncommon, bad, irregular, nonnormative, inferior, deficient

  5. standard(noun)

    an upright pole or beam (especially one used as a support)

    "distance was marked by standards every mile"; "lamps supported on standards provided illumination"

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

    Antonyms:
    irregular, substandard, unaccepted, unacceptable, deficient, nonstandard, uncommon, nonnormative, bad, inferior

  6. standard, banner(adj)

    any distinctive flag

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

    Antonyms:
    nonstandard, unacceptable, deficient, nonnormative, inferior, uncommon, bad, irregular, substandard, unaccepted

  7. standard(adj)

    conforming to or constituting a standard of measurement or value; or of the usual or regularized or accepted kind

    "windows of standard width"; "standard sizes"; "the standard fixtures"; "standard brands"; "standard operating procedure"

    Synonyms:
    stock, received

    Antonyms:
    irregular, nonstandard, inferior, nonnormative, bad, unacceptable, deficient, uncommon, unaccepted, substandard

  8. standard(adj)

    commonly used or supplied

    "standard procedure"; "standard car equipment"

    Synonyms:
    stock, received

    Antonyms:
    nonnormative, nonstandard, deficient, uncommon, substandard, inferior, unaccepted, bad, unacceptable, irregular

  9. standard(adj)

    established or well-known or widely recognized as a model of authority or excellence

    "a standard reference work"; "the classical argument between free trade and protectionism"

    Synonyms:
    stock, received

    Antonyms:
    deficient, substandard, nonnormative, nonstandard, inferior, bad, irregular, unacceptable, unaccepted, uncommon

  10. standard, received(adj)

    conforming to the established language usage of educated native speakers

    "standard English" (American); "received standard English is sometimes called the King's English" (British)

    Synonyms:
    stock, received

    Antonyms:
    nonstandard, irregular, unaccepted, bad, inferior, substandard, deficient, uncommon, unacceptable, nonnormative

  11. standard, stock(adj)

    regularly and widely used or sold

    "a standard size"; "a stock item"

    Synonyms:
    stock, hackneyed, stock(a), commonplace, trite, threadbare, banal, shopworn, old-hat, received, tired, well-worn, timeworn

    Antonyms:
    nonstandard, bad, deficient, unacceptable, unaccepted, irregular, nonnormative, substandard, uncommon, inferior

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. standard

    From its original sense of sample or specimen (Latin exemplum) example derives the seemingly contradictory meanings, on the one hand of a pattern or model, and on the other hand of a warning — a sample or specimen of what is to be followed, or of what is to be shunned. An example, however, may be more than a sample or specimen of any class; it may be the very archetype or prototype to which the whole class must conform, as when Christ is spoken of as being an example or leaving an example for his disciples. Example comes nearer to the possible freedom of the model than to the necessary exactness of the pattern; often we can not, in a given case, exactly imitate the best example, but only adapt its teachings to altered circumstances. In its application to a person or thing, exemplar can scarcely be distinguished from example; but example is most frequently used for an act, or course of action, for which exemplar is not used; as, one sets a good (or a bad) example. An exemplification is an illustrative working out in action of a principle or law, without any reference to its being copied or repeated; an example guides, an exemplification illustrates or explains. Ensample is the same as example, but is practically obsolete outside of Scriptural or theological language. Compare MODEL; SAMPLE.

    Synonyms:
    archetype, ensample, example, exemplar, exemplification, ideal, model, pattern, precedent, prototype, sample, specimen, type, warning

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. standard

    Synonyms:
    measure, gauge, criterion, test, rule, exemplar, banner, flag, type, model, scale, plummet, trutination

    Antonyms:
    mismeasurement, misrule, misadjustment, miscomparison, inconformity, misfit, incommensurateness, non-criterion

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. standard(n.)

    Synonyms:
    ensign, flag, banner, streamer, pennons, colors

  2. standard(n.)

    Synonyms:
    criterion, rule, test, touchstone

  3. standard(n.)

    Synonyms:
    model, gauge

  4. standard(n.)

    Synonyms:
    upright, support

  5. standard(n.)

    Synonyms:
    (Bot.) vexillum

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. standard(n)

    Synonyms:
    criterion, model, type, pattern, norm, gauge, measure, flag, colors, labarum, vexillum

How to pronounce standard?

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Daniel
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Karen
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Veena
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How to use standard in a sentence?

  1. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Here's the interesting conversation between the Police Officer and one Indian Engineer who had gone to the police station to report his missing wife.: 'Officer, looks like I have lost my wife. She had gone to the mall yesterday for shopping and has not come home yet.' Okay, what's her height?' 'I've never noticed...maybe 4 to 5 feet?' 'Is she thin?' 'Not thin...may be healthy' 'Color of her eyes?' 'Not sure....maybe black?' 'Color of her hair?' 'Not sure. It keeps on changing.' 'What was she wearing?' 'Maybe Saree or Jeans....or Salwar Kameez?' 'Was she driving a car?' 'Yes!' 'Good! Then tell me the details like plate number, make, model and color of your car.' 'Officer, she has taken my favorite The BMW M135i, which is the top-of-the-range version of the BMW 1 Series. Color is Steel Grey and Plate number SRI 420. My beautiful BMW...she is such a distinctively dynamic vehicle produced by the BMW M GmbH. She's positioned between the most powerful BMW series production models and thoroughbred BMW M vehicles with noticeably higher performance than the previously most powerful engines of any BMW series and have M-specific characteristics in terms of suspension setting and visual appearance, though without any limitations in terms of suitability for everyday use. The heart of my new BMW M135i is her straight six-cylinder gasoline engine with Twin Scroll Turbo technology, Valvetronic, Double VANOS and High Precision Injection. She delivers 235 kW/320 hp and a maximum torque of 450 Nm, power transfer being enabled by her six-speed manual transmission fitted as standard. I know that my BMW M135i sprints from 0 to 100 km/h in just 5.1 seconds (and when automatic, it's 4.9 seconds) to reach a top speed of 250 km/h – that's because that's the top limit permitted by the vehicle's electronic speed control system. Her average fuel consumption in the EU test cycle was found to be 8.0 liters/100 km, and the CO2 emissions level was 188 grams per kilometer. The exclusive power train also features a customized cooling system, M performance control and engine sound tuning, plus a newly developed six-speed manual transmission with dry sump lubrication. She also has a dynamic eight-speed automatic sports transmission with gearshift paddles integrated in the steering wheel included as an option. Please find her as soon as you can. I miss her so much.' ' Wow! That really helps. Your details are awesome, and your memory is absolutely amazing. Please stop crying. We'll search for your car right away, and find her asap.... and maybe we'll find your wife as well.' The End.

  2. Columbus Crew Emanuel Pogatetz:

    The American players are getting better, the standard overall here is getting better every year and the players from Europe will have better quality, we already see the big names coming like Kaka and I think others, who are still at the top of their games, will come to Major League Soccer. It will make a difference.

  3. Andy Beshear:

    The charges brought against Officer Hankison state that Officer Hankison violated standard operating procedures when Officer Hankison actions displayed an extreme indifference to the value of human life. The choice to bring these charges alone and so late highlights the indifference to human life shown by everyone involved in Breonna Taylors murder.

  4. David Rutley:

    According to The GBGB, roughly a quarter of the dogs were given new homes and 60 percent were taken into a greyhound charity. Trudy Baker, coordinator of Greyt Exploitations, a nonprofit aimed to protect greyhounds, says even when the dogs were retired, they stayed in a dangerous environment. VOLUNTEERS WORK TO RESCUE MORE THAN 500 GREYHOUNDS SET FOR CHINESE MEAT MARKET The truth is hundreds of dogs listed as retired by The GBGB still remain in a commercial environment, confined to trainers kennels that have failed to comply with an agreed British Standard Institute specification, either used for breeding, forced to routinely donate blood or simply awaiting rehoming, Trudy Baker said.No amount of ineffective window dressing welfare commitments will address the suffering and deaths of thousands of dogs racing on dangerously configured tracks. Mark Bird, the managing director at The GBGB, says the industry needs increased and sustained funding to allow welfare programs to flourish for the greyhounds. For others, transparency is key to helping the greyhounds. Transparency is key to understanding how we can improve welfare standards... We want more greyhounds to find new homes and to enjoy a healthy retirement when they leave the sport.

  5. James Kjar:

    Dr. Koblin is a competent and conscientious doctor who enjoyed an excellent physician/patient relationship with Mr. Chris Cornell and other members of Chris Cornell family, the experts I have consulted with believe Dr. Koblin's treatment was within the standard of care in this community and were not a substantial factor in causing Chris Cornell to commit suicide.

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