HyperDic: standard

English > 11 senses of the word standard:
NOUNcommunicationstandard, criterion, measure, touchstonea basis for comparison
cognitionstandard, criterionthe ideal in terms of which something can be judged
quantitystandarda board measure = 1980 board feet
possessionstandard, monetary standardthe value behind the money in a monetary system
artifactstandardan upright pole or beam (especially one used as a support)
artifactstandard, bannerany distinctive flag
ADJECTIVEallstandardconforming to or constituting a standard of measurement or value
allstandardcommonly used or supplied
allstandardestablished or well-known or widely recognized as a model / model of authority or excellence
allstandard, receivedconforming to the established language usage of educated native speakers
allstandard, stockregularly and widely used or sold
standard > pronunciation
Soundsstae'nderd
RhymesAbelard ... word / Word: 269 rhymes with erd...
English > standard: 11 senses > adjective 1
Meaningconforming to or constituting a standard of measurement or value; or of the usual or regularized or accepted kind.
Examples
  • "windows of standard width"
  • "standard sizes"
  • "the standard fixtures"
  • "standard brands"
  • "standard operating procedure"
Attribute ofmeasure, quantity, amountHow much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
NarrowermodularConstructed with standardized units or dimensions allowing flexibility and variety in use
regularconforming to a standard or pattern
regulationPrescribed by or according to regulation
standardized, standardisedBrought into conformity with a standard
stockroutine
See alsonormalconforming with or constituting a norm or standard or level or type or social norm
OppositenonstandardVarying from or not adhering to a standard
Spanishestándar, standard
Catalanestàndard
English > standard: 11 senses > adjective 2
Meaningcommonly used or supplied.
Examples
  • "standard procedure"
  • "standard car equipment"
BroadercommonHaving no special distinction or quality
Spanishcomún, corriente, estándar
Catalancomú, corrent, estàndard
English > standard: 11 senses > adjective 3
MeaningEstablished or well-known or widely recognized as a model / model of authority or excellence.
Example"a standard reference work"
Narrowerauthoritative, definitiveOf recognized / recognized authority or excellence
basic, canonic, canonicalReduced to the simplest and most significant form possible without loss of generality
casebook, textbookAccording to or characteristic of a casebook or textbook
criterial, criterionalServing as a basis for evaluation
See alsoorthodoxadhering to what is commonly accepted
Oppositenonstandardnot standard
Spanishestándar
English > standard: 11 senses > adjective 4
Meaningconforming to the established language usage of educated native speakers.
Examples
  • "standard English"(American)
  • "received standard English is sometimes called the King's English"(British)
Synonymreceived
CategorylinguisticsThe scientific study of language
Narroweracceptablejudged to be in conformity with approved usage
classical(language) having the form used by ancient standard authors
Oppositenonstandardnot conforming to the language usage of a prestige group within a community
Spanishestándar
English > standard: 11 senses > adjective 5
Meaningregularly and widely used or sold.
Example"a standard size"
Synonymstock
BroaderregularIn accordance with fixed order or procedure or principle
English > standard: 11 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated.
Example"the schools comply with federal standards"
Synonymscriterion, measure, touchstone
NarrowerbaselineAn imaginary line or standard by which things are measured or compared
benchmarkA standard by which something can be measured or judged
earned run average, ERA(baseball) a measure of a pitcher's effectiveness
gauge, standard of measurementaccepted or approved instance or example of a quantity or quality against which others are judged or measured or compared
grade point average, GPAA measure of a student's academic achievement at a college or university / university
medium of exchange, monetary systemAnything that is generally accepted as a standard of value and a measure of wealth in a particular country or region
normA standard or model or pattern regarded as typical
procrustean standard, procrustean rule, procrustean bedA standard that is enforced uniformly without regard to individuality
scale, scale of measurement, graduated table, ordered seriesAn ordered reference standard
yardstickA measure or standard used for comparison
Broadersystem of measurement, metricA system of related measures that facilitates the quantification of some particular characteristic / characteristic
Spanishcriterio, estándar, medida, norma, patrón, pauta, piedra de toque, regla
Catalancriteri, estàndard, norma, patró, pedra de toc, regla
Adjectivesfiducialused as a fixed standard of reference for comparison or measurement
Verbsstandardize, standardisecause to conform to standard or norm
English > standard: 11 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningThe ideal in terms of which something can be judged.
Example"they live by the standards of their community"
Synonymcriterion
Narrowercontrol condition, controlA standard against which other conditions can be compared in a scientific experiment
design criteriaCriteria that designers should meet in designing / designing some system or device
BroaderidealThe idea of something that is perfect
Spanishestándar
Catalanestàndard
Verbsstandardize, standardisecause to conform to standard or norm
English > standard: 11 senses > noun 3, quantity
MeaningA board measure = 1980 board feet.
Broadervolume unit, capacity unit, capacity measure, cubage unit, cubic measure, cubic content unit, displacement unit, cubature unitA unit of measurement of volume or capacity
Spanishestándar
Verbsstandardize, standardisecause to conform to standard or norm
English > standard: 11 senses > noun 4, possession
MeaningThe value behind the money in a monetary system.
Synonymmonetary standard
NarrowerbimetallismA monetary standard under which the basic unit of currency is defined by stated amounts of two metals (usually gold and silver) with values set at a predetermined ratio
gold standardA monetary standard under which the basic unit of currency is defined by a stated quantity of gold
silver standardA monetary standard under which the basic unit of currency is defined by a stated quantity of silver
BroadervalueThe quality (positive or negative) that renders something desirable or valuable
Spanishpatrón monetario, patrón
Catalanpatró monetari, patró
Verbsstandardize, standardisecause to conform to standard or norm
English > standard: 11 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningAn upright pole or beam (especially one used as a support).
Examples
  • "distance was marked by standards every mile"
  • "lamps supported on standards provided illumination"
BroaderpostAn upright consisting of a piece of timber or metal fixed firmly in an upright position
Verbsstandput into an upright position
English > standard: 11 senses > noun 6, artifact
MeaningAny distinctive flag.
Synonymbanner
NarroweroriflammeA red or orange-red flag used as a standard by early French kings
Broaderflagemblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design
Spanishbandera, banderola, estandarte, pendón
Catalanensenya, estendard

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