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1 standard

A basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated:
— The schools comply with federal standards.

synonyms: criterion, measure, touchstone.

Roget 466: measurement, admeasurement, mensuration, survey, valuation, appraisement, assessment, assize; estimate, estimation; dead reckoning, reckoning etc. ... show more

Roget 550: indication; symbolism, symbolization; semiology, semiotics, semeiology, semeiotics; Zeitgeist.    [means of recognition: property] characteristic, diagnostic; lineament, feature, ... show more

Roget 650: perfection; perfectness etc. adj.; indefectibility; impeccancy, impeccability.    pink, beau ideal, phenix, paragon; pink of perfection, acme of perfection; ne plus ultra [Lat.]; ... show more

Roget 22: prototype, original, model, pattern, precedent, standard, ideal, reference, scantling, type; archetype, antitype; protoplast, module, ... show more

Roget 136: frequency, oftness, oftenness, commonness; repetition etc. 104; normality etc. 80; example (conformity) 82; routine, ... show more

Roget 82: conformity, conformance; observance; habituation.    naturalization; conventionality etc. (custom) 613; agreement etc. 23.    example, instance, ... show more

Roget 80: normality, normalcy, normalness; familiarity, naturalness; commonness (frequency) 136; rule, standard (conformity) 82; customary (habit) ... show more

Roget 26: degree, grade, extent, measure, amount, ratio, stint, standard, height, pitch; reach, amplitude, range, scope, ... show more

Dutch: toetssteen, lengte, criterium, graadmeter, maatstaf, norm, normering, standaard
Polish: kryterium

2 standard

The ideal in terms of which something can be judged:
— They live by the standards of their community.

synonym: criterion.

3 standard

A board measure = 1980 board feet.

Dutch: standaard, standaardmaat

4 standard

The value behind the money in a monetary system.

synonym: monetary standard.

Dutch: geldstandaard

5 standard

An upright pole or beam (especially one used as a support).

Dutch: slaper

6 standard

Any distinctive flag.

synonym: banner.

Dutch: standaard, vaandel


1 standard

Conforming to or constituting a standard of measurement or value; or of the usual or regularized or accepted kind.

Roget 650: perfect, faultless; indefective, indeficient, indefectible; immaculate, spotless, impeccable; free from imperfection etc. 651; unblemished, uninjured etc. ... show more

Roget 648: harmless, hurtless; unobnoxious, innocuous, innocent, inoffensive.    beneficial, valuable, of value; serviceable etc. (useful) 644; advantageous, ... show more

2 standard

Commonly used or supplied.

Polish: standardowy

3 standard

Established or well-known or widely recognized as a model of authority or excellence.

4 standard

Conforming to the established language usage of educated native speakers:
— Standard English.
— Received standard English is sometimes called the King's English.

synonym: received.

5 standard

Regularly and widely used or sold:
— A standard size.

synonym: stock.

Moby thesaurus: Christian, Dannebrog, Jolly Roger, Old Glory, Procrustean law, Samson post, Star-Spangled Banner, Stars and Stripes, Ten Commandments, Union Flag, Union Jack, Zeitgeist, accepted, accustomed, acid test, alike, amount, and blue, antetype, antitype ... show more.

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