HyperDic: normal

English > 5 senses of the word normal:
ADJECTIVEallnormalconforming with or constituting a norm or standard or level or type or social norm
allnormalin accordance with scientific laws
allnormalbeing approximately average or within certain limits in e.g. intelligence and development
allnormalforming a right angle
NOUNcognitionnormal, convention, pattern, rule, formulasomething regarded as a normative example
normal > pronunciation
Soundsnao'rmahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > normal: 5 senses > adjective 1
Meaningconforming with or constituting a norm or standard or level or type or social norm; not abnormal.
Examples
  • "serve wine at normal room temperature"
  • "normal diplomatic relations"
  • "normal working hours"
  • "normal word order"
  • "normal curiosity"
  • "the normal course of events"
Attribute ofnormality, normalcyWithin certain limits that define the range of normal / normal functioning
Narroweraverage, meanApproximating the statistical norm or average or expected value
median, averagerelating to or constituting the middle value of an ordered set of values (or the average of the middle two in a set with an even number of values)
modal, averagerelating to or constituting the most frequent value in a distribution
naturalFunctioning or occurring in a normal way
regularnot deviating from what is normal
typicalconforming to a type
See alsosanementally healthy
standardconforming to or constituting a standard of measurement or value
Oppositeabnormal, unnaturalnot normal
Spanishcomún, corriente, normal
Catalannormal
Nounsnormalityconformity with the norm
English > normal: 5 senses > adjective 2
MeaningIn accordance with scientific laws.
Oppositeparanormalnot in accordance with scientific laws
Spanishnormal
English > normal: 5 senses > adjective 3
Meaningapproximately average or within certain limits in e.g. intelligence and development.
Examples
  • "a perfectly normal child"
  • "of normal intelligence"
  • "the most normal person I've ever met"
Categorypsychology, psychological scienceThe science of mental life
Oppositeabnormaldeparting from the normal in e.g. intelligence and development
Spanishnormal
Catalannormal
Nounsnormalitybeing within certain limits that define the range of normal / normal functioning
English > normal: 5 senses > adjective 4
Meaningforming a right angle.
CategorygeometryThe pure mathematics of points and lines and curves and surfaces
Broaderperpendicularintersecting at or forming right angles
Spanishnormal, perpendicular
Catalannormal, perpendicular
English > normal: 5 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningSomething regarded as a normative example.
Synonymsconvention, pattern, rule, formula
Narrowercode of conduct, code of behaviorA set of conventional principles and expectations that are considered binding on any person who is a member of a particular group
mores(sociology) the conventions that embody the fundamental values of a group
universalA behavioral convention or pattern characteristic of all members of a particular culture or of all human beings
Broaderpracticeknowledge of how something is usually done
Spanishconvención, fórmula, modelo, normal, norma, patrón, pauta, regla
Catalanconvenció, fórmula, normal, norma, pauta, regla

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