ADJECTIVE | all | average, mean | approximating the statistical norm or average or expected value |
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all | average, ordinary | lacking special distinction, rank, or status | |

all | average, fair, mediocre, middling | lacking exceptional quality or ability | |

all | average, intermediate, medium | around the middle of a scale of evaluation | |

all | average, modal | relating to or constituting the most frequent value in a distribution | |

all | average, median | relating 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) | |

VERB | stative | average, average out | amount to or come to an average, without loss or gain |

social | average | achieve or reach on average | |

cognition | average, average out | compute the average of | |

NOUN | cognition | average, norm | a statistic describing the location of a distribution |

relation | average | (sports) the ratio of successful performances to opportunities | |

cognition | average | an intermediate scale value regarded as normal or usual |

Sounds | ae'verihjh; ae'vrahjh; ae'vrihjh | |
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Rhymes | abridge ... yardage: 133 rhymes with ihjh... | |

acreage ... wreckage: 85 rhymes with ahjh... |

Meaning | Approximating the statistical norm or average or expected value. | |
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Examples | - "the
*average*income in New England is below that of the nation" - "of
*average*height for his age"
| |

Synonym | mean | |

Category | statistics | A branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters |

Broader | normal | conforming with or constituting a norm or standard or level or type or social norm |

Spanish | media, medio | |

Catalan | mitja | |

Nouns | average | a statistic describing the location of a distribution |

averageness | the state of being that is average |

Meaning | lacking special distinction, rank, or status; commonly encountered. | |
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Example | "average people" | |

Synonym | ordinary | |

Broader | common | Having no special distinction or quality |

Spanish | corriente | |

Catalan | corrent | |

Nouns | averageness | ordinariness as a consequence of being average and not outstanding |

averageness | the state of being that is average |

Meaning | Lacking exceptional quality or ability. | |
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Examples | - "a novel of
*average*merit" - "the caliber of the students has gone from
*mediocre*to above*average*"
| |

Synonyms | fair, mediocre, middling | |

Broader | ordinary | not exceptional in any way especially in quality or ability or size or degree |

Spanish | corriente, justo, mediano, mediocre, ordinario, regular | |

Catalan | corrent, mediocre, ordinari, regular | |

Nouns | averageness | ordinariness as a consequence of being average and not outstanding |

averageness | the state of being that is average |

Meaning | Around the middle of a scale of evaluation. | |
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Example | "an orange of average size" | |

Synonyms | intermediate, medium | |

Broader | moderate | Within reasonable or average limits |

Spanish | intermedio, mediano, medio | |

Catalan | intermedi, intermig, mig, mitjà |

Meaning | relating to or constituting the most frequent value in a distribution. | |
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Synonym | modal | |

Category | statistics | A branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters |

Broader | normal | conforming with or constituting a norm or standard or level or type or social norm |

Spanish | modal | |

Catalan | modal |

Meaning | relating 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). | |
---|---|---|

Synonym | median | |

Category | statistics | A branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters |

Broader | normal | conforming with or constituting a norm or standard or level or type or social norm |

Spanish | medio |

Meaning | A statistic describing the location of a distribution. | |
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Synonym | norm | |

Category | statistics | |

Narrower | age norm | The average age at which particular performances are expected to appear |

mean, mean value | An average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n | |

median, median value | The value below which 50% of the cases fall | |

mode, modal value | The most frequent value of a random variable | |

Broader | statistic | A datum that can be represented numerically |

Spanish | media, promedio, término medio | |

Catalan | norma, terme mitjà | |

Adjectives | average | approximating the statistical norm or average or expected value |

Verbs | average | compute the average of |

average | achieve or reach on average | |

average | amount to or come to an average, without loss or gain |

Meaning | (sports) the ratio of successful performances to opportunities. | |
---|---|---|

Category | sport, athletics | An active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition |

Narrower | batting average, hitting average | (baseball) a measure of a batter's performance |

fielding average | (baseball) a measure of a fielder's performance | |

Broader | ratio | The relative magnitudes of two quantities (usually expressed as a quotient) |

Meaning | An intermediate scale value regarded as normal or usual. | |
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Examples | - "he is about
*average*in height" - "the snowfall this month is below
*average*"
| |

Broader | scale value | A value on some scale of measurement |

Meaning | Amount to or come to an average, without loss or gain. | |
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Pattern | Something ----s something | |

Example | "The number of hours I work per work averages out to 40" | |

Synonym | average out | |

Broader | total, number, add up, come, amount | add up in number or quantity |

Nouns | average | a statistic describing the location of a distribution |

Meaning | achieve or reach on average. | |
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Pattern | Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something | |

Example | "He averaged a C" | |

Broader | achieve, accomplish, attain, reach | To gain with effort |

Spanish | promediar | |

Nouns | average | a statistic describing the location of a distribution |

Meaning | compute the average of. | |
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Pattern | Somebody ----s something | |

Synonym | average out | |

Category | arithmetic | The branch of pure mathematics dealing with the theory of numerical calculations |

Broader | calculate, cipher, cypher, compute, work out, reckon, figure | make a mathematical calculation or computation |

Spanish | calcular la media, promediar | |

Nouns | average | a statistic describing the location of a distribution |

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