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Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. yardsticknoun

    a measure or standard used for comparison

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

    yard measure

  2. yardstick, yard measurenoun

    a ruler or tape that is three feet long

    yard measure

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PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "yardstick":

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

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How to use yardstick in a sentence?

  1. Stephen Monroe:

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

  2. Tom Wheeler:

    There are only four rules in here, plus the yardstick for us to judge what is just and reasonable, there are no broad strokes ordering companies on how to do things. We want network operators to be as innovative as possible, and have revenue streams from consumer services that are unchanged so they can invest and build better networks.

  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 Jobs:

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

  5. Kahlil Gibran:

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

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