HyperDic: average

English > 12 senses of the word average:
ADJECTIVEallaverage, meanapproximating the statistical norm or average or expected value
allaverage, ordinarylacking special distinction, rank, or status
allaverage, fair, mediocre, middlinglacking exceptional quality or ability
allaverage, intermediate, mediumaround the middle of a scale of evaluation
allaverage, modalrelating to or constituting the most frequent value in a distribution
allaverage, medianrelating 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)
VERBstativeaverage, average outamount to or come to an average, without loss or gain
socialaverageachieve or reach on average
cognitionaverage, average outcompute the average of
NOUNcognitionaverage, norma statistic describing the location of a distribution
relationaverage(sports) the ratio of successful performances to opportunities
cognitionaveragean intermediate scale value regarded as normal or usual
average > pronunciation
Soundsae'verihjh; ae'vrahjh; ae'vrihjh
Rhymesabridge ... yardage: 133 rhymes with ihjh...
acreage ... wreckage: 85 rhymes with ahjh...
English > average: 12 senses > adjective 1
MeaningApproximating the statistical norm or average or expected value.
Examples
  • "the average income in New England is below that of the nation"
  • "of average height for his age"
Synonymmean
CategorystatisticsA branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters
Broadernormalconforming with or constituting a norm or standard or level or type or social norm
Spanishmedia, medio
Catalanmitja
Nounsaveragea statistic describing the location of a distribution
averagenessthe state of being that is average
English > average: 12 senses > adjective 2
Meaninglacking special distinction, rank, or status; commonly encountered.
Example"average people"
Synonymordinary
BroadercommonHaving no special distinction or quality
Spanishcorriente
Catalancorrent
Nounsaveragenessordinariness as a consequence of being average and not outstanding
averagenessthe state of being that is average
English > average: 12 senses > adjective 3
MeaningLacking exceptional quality or ability.
Examples
  • "a novel of average merit"
  • "the caliber of the students has gone from mediocre to above average"
Synonymsfair, mediocre, middling
Broaderordinarynot exceptional in any way especially in quality or ability or size or degree
Spanishcorriente, justo, mediano, mediocre, ordinario, regular
Catalancorrent, mediocre, ordinari, regular
Nounsaveragenessordinariness as a consequence of being average and not outstanding
averagenessthe state of being that is average
English > average: 12 senses > adjective 4
MeaningAround the middle of a scale of evaluation.
Example"an orange of average size"
Synonymsintermediate, medium
BroadermoderateWithin reasonable or average limits
Spanishintermedio, mediano, medio
Catalanintermedi, intermig, mig, mitjà
English > average: 12 senses > adjective 5
Meaningrelating to or constituting the most frequent value in a distribution.
Synonymmodal
CategorystatisticsA branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters
Broadernormalconforming with or constituting a norm or standard or level or type or social norm
Spanishmodal
Catalanmodal
English > average: 12 senses > adjective 6
Meaningrelating 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).
Synonymmedian
CategorystatisticsA branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters
Broadernormalconforming with or constituting a norm or standard or level or type or social norm
Spanishmedio
English > average: 12 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA statistic describing the location of a distribution.
Synonymnorm
CategorystatisticsA branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters
Narrowerage normThe average age at which particular performances are expected to appear
mean, mean valueAn average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n
median, median valueThe value below which 50% of the cases fall
mode, modal valueThe most frequent value of a random variable
BroaderstatisticA datum that can be represented numerically
Spanishmedia, promedio, término medio
Catalannorma, terme mitjà
Adjectivesaverageapproximating the statistical norm or average or expected value
Verbsaveragecompute the average of
averageachieve or reach on average
averageamount to or come to an average, without loss or gain
English > average: 12 senses > noun 2, relation
Meaning(sports) the ratio of successful performances to opportunities.
Categorysport, athleticsAn active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
Narrowerbatting average, hitting average(baseball) a measure of a batter's performance
fielding average(baseball) a measure of a fielder's performance
BroaderratioThe relative magnitudes of two quantities (usually expressed as a quotient)
English > average: 12 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningAn intermediate scale value regarded as normal or usual.
Examples
  • "he is about average in height"
  • "the snowfall this month is below average"
Broaderscale valueA value on some scale of measurement
English > average: 12 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningAmount to or come to an average, without loss or gain.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"The number of hours I work per work averages out to 40"
Synonymaverage out
Broadertotal, number, add up, come, amountadd up in number or quantity
Nounsaveragea statistic describing the location of a distribution
English > average: 12 senses > verb 2, social
Meaningachieve or reach on average.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"He averaged a C"
Broaderachieve, accomplish, attain, reachTo gain with effort
Spanishpromediar
Nounsaveragea statistic describing the location of a distribution
English > average: 12 senses > verb 3, cognition
Meaningcompute the average of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymaverage out
CategoryarithmeticThe branch of pure mathematics dealing with the theory of numerical calculations
Broadercalculate, cipher, cypher, compute, work out, reckon, figuremake a mathematical calculation or computation
Spanishcalcular la media, promediar
Nounsaveragea statistic describing the location of a distribution

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