HyperDic: par

English > 3 senses of the word par:
NOUNquantitypar(golf) the standard number of strokes set for each hole on a golf course, or for the entire course
statepar, equality, equivalence, equationa state of being essentially equal or equivalent
VERBcompetitionparmake a score (on a hole) equal to par
par > pronunciation
Soundspaa'r
RhymesAdar ... Zanzibar: 81 rhymes with aar...
English > par: 3 senses > noun 1, quantity
Meaning(golf) the standard number of strokes set for each hole on a golf course, or for the entire course.
Examples
  • "a par-5 hole"
  • "par for this course is 72"
Categorygolf, golf gameA game / game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes
BroaderscoreA number that expresses the accomplishment of a team or an individual in a game / game or contest
Spanishpar
Catalanpar
Verbsparmake a score (on a hole) equal to par
English > par: 3 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningA state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced.
Example"on a par with the best"
Synonymsequality, equivalence, equation
Narroweregality, egalitesocial and political equality
tieequality of score in a contest
Broaderstatus, positionThe relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society
Spanishequivalencia, igualdad, par
Catalanequivalència, igualtat
English > par: 3 senses > verb 1, competition
Meaningmake a score (on a hole) equal to par.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Categorygolf, golf gameA game / game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes
Broaderscore, hit, tally, rack upgain points in a game / game / game
Nounspar(golf) the standard number of strokes set for each hole on a golf course, or for the entire course

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