Definitions for substandardsʌbˈstæn dərd

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word substandard

Princeton's WordNet

  1. deficient, inferior, substandard(adj)

    falling short of some prescribed norm

    "substandard housing"

Wiktionary

  1. substandard(Adjective)

    Of inferior quality; not meeting the minimum quality requirements.

    They built this with substandard parts. No wonder it collapsed.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Uttam Kumar Bhattarai:

    Replacement means you are taking the substandard food back which could be distributed elsewhere, so this should be destroyed.

  2. Paul Offit:

    What I do is basically say, 'When you love your child, you bring your child to us to care for your child. By saying you don't want to get vaccines, you are asking me to practice substandard care,'.

  3. Sean Turner:

    But I don't think it was ever lost for a reason, I think he just didn't have the means with which to produce it. There doesn't seem to be any evidence to suggest that he thought it was substandard in any way.

  4. Sean Turner:

    I can see why there is a temptation to say it was probably 'lost' for a reason, so let's leave it there, but I don't think it was ever lost for a reason, I think he just didn't have the means with which to produce it. There doesn't seem to be any evidence to suggest that he thought it was substandard in any way.

  5. Comptroller Scott Stringer:

    New York City Bike Share's management of Citi Bike left too many New Yorkers in the lurch, while Citi Bike has become part of our urban landscape, auditors found that the bike sharing program's spotty maintenance, poorly-cleaned bikes and substandard docking stations inconvenienced riders and discouraged growth in the system.

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