Definitions for par-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

parpɑr(n.; adj.; v.)parred, par•ring.

  1. (n.)an equality in value or standing; a level of equality:

    gains on a par with losses.

  2. an average or normal amount, degree, condition, etc.:

    to feel below par.

  3. the number of golf strokes set as a standard for a specific hole or a complete course.

    Category: Sport

  4. the value of the monetary unit of one country in terms of that of another, based on the same metal. the face value, original price, or principal of a note, stock, or bond.

    Category: Business

  5. (adj.)average or normal.

  6. (v.t.)Golf. to equal par on (a hole or course).

Idioms for par:

  1. par for the course,exactly what one might expect; typical.

    Category: Idiom

Origin of par:

1615–25; < L: equal


  1. var. of para-1 before a vowel:


    Category: Affix


  1. paragraph.

  2. parallel.

  3. parenthesis.

  4. parish.

Translations for par-

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


completely, as in overcome .

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