HyperDic: criterion

English > 2 senses of the word criterion:
NOUNcommunicationcriterion, standard, measure, touchstonea basis for comparison
cognitioncriterion, standardthe ideal in terms of which something can be judged
criterion > pronunciation
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English > criterion: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated.
Synonymsstandard, 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
Adjectivescriterial, criterionalserving as a basis for evaluation
English > criterion: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningThe ideal in terms of which something can be judged.
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
Adjectivescriterialserving as a basis for evaluation

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