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Synonyms for yardstick
ˈyɑrdˌstɪk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. yardstick(noun)

    a measure or standard used for comparison

    "on what kind of yardstick is he basing his judgment?"

    Synonyms:
    yard measure

  2. yardstick, yard measure(noun)

    a ruler or tape that is three feet long

    Synonyms:
    yard measure

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    criterion, stallion, benchmark, standard, metro, measure, criteria, touchstone

How to use yardstick in a sentence?

  1. Kahlil Gibran:

    If you are poor, shun association with him who measures men with the yardstick of riches.

  2. Stephen Jobs:

    Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.

  3. Dwight D Eisenhower:

    I have one yardstick by which I test every major problem-and that yardstick is Is it good for America

  4. Stephen Monroe:

    What we're trying to do is have a more consistent approach to things so we can use the same yardstick.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    Classes differentiate themselves from masses by the yardstick of mental prowess standard than by the monetary power status. A true leader hails from the classes and others belong to the masses.

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#2468criteria
#2483measure
#3858metro
#8767criterion
#9007benchmark
#20558stallion
#31130touchstone
#49585yardstick

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