standard, criterion, measure, touchstone(noun)
a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated
"the schools comply with federal standards"; "they set the measure for all subsequent work"
the ideal in terms of which something can be judged
"they live by the standards of their community"
a board measure = 1980 board feet
standard, monetary standard(noun)
the value behind the money in a monetary system
an upright pole or beam (especially one used as a support)
"distance was marked by standards every mile"; "lamps supported on standards provided illumination"
any distinctive flag
conforming to or constituting a standard of measurement or value; or of the usual or regularized or accepted kind
"windows of standard width"; "standard sizes"; "the standard fixtures"; "standard brands"; "standard operating procedure"
commonly used or supplied
"standard procedure"; "standard car equipment"
established or well-known or widely recognized as a model of authority or excellence
"a standard reference work"; "the classical argument between free trade and protectionism"
conforming to the established language usage of educated native speakers
"standard English" (American); "received standard English is sometimes called the King's English" (British)
regularly and widely used or sold
"a standard size"; "a stock item"
A level of quality or attainment.
Something used as a measure for comparative evaluations.
An object supported in an upright position.
A musical work of established popularity.
The flag or ensign carried by a military unit.
A rule or set of rules or requirements which are widely agreed upon or imposed by government.
A bottle of wine containing 0.750 liters of fluid.
One of the upright members that supports the horizontal axis of a transit or theodolite.
A manual transmission vehicle.
Falling within an accepted range of size, amount, power, quality, etc.
Growing on an erect stem of full height.
Having recognized excellence or authority.
Of a usable or serviceable grade or quality.
Having a manual transmission.
As normally supplied (not optional).
a flag; colors; a banner; especially, a national or other ensign
that which is established by authority as a rule for the measure of quantity, extent, value, or quality; esp., the original specimen weight or measure sanctioned by government, as the standard pound, gallon, or yard
that which is established as a rule or model by authority, custom, or general consent; criterion; test
the proportion of weights of fine metal and alloy established by authority
a tree of natural size supported by its own stem, and not dwarfed by grafting on the stock of a smaller species nor trained upon a wall or trellis
the upper petal or banner of a papilionaceous corolla
an upright support, as one of the poles of a scaffold; any upright in framing
an inverted knee timber placed upon the deck instead of beneath it, with its vertical branch turned upward from that which lies horizontally
the sheth of a plow
a large drinking cup
being, affording, or according with, a standard for comparison and judgment; as, standard time; standard weights and measures; a standard authority as to nautical terms; standard gold or silver
hence: Having a recognized and permanent value; as, standard works in history; standard authors
not supported by, or fastened to, a wall; as, standard fruit trees
not of the dwarf kind; as, a standard pear tree
Origin: [OF. estendart, F. tendard, probably fr. L. extendere to spread out, extend, but influenced by E. stand. See Extend.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
stand′ard, n. that which stands or is fixed, as a rule: the upright post of a truss: that which is established as a rule or model: a grade of classification in English elementary schools: a staff with a flag: an ensign of war: one of the two flags of a heavy cavalry regiment: (hort.) a standing shrub or tree, not supported by a wall.—adj. according to some standard: legal: usual: having a fixed or permanent value.—n. Stand′ard-bear′er, the soldier or junior officer who carries the colours: the spokesman or representative of a movement. [O. Fr. estandart—Old High Ger. standan, to stand, with suff. -art.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'standard' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1436
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'standard' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1985
Rank popularity for the word 'standard' in Nouns Frequency: #263
Rank popularity for the word 'standard' in Adjectives Frequency: #170
The numerical value of standard in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of standard in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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- معيار, مستوىArabic
- estàndard, estendardCatalan, Valencian
- Standard, Banner, StandarteGerman
- μέτρο, υπόδειγμα, καθιερωμένος, πρότυπος, σημαία, πρότυπο, κριτήριοGreek
- modelo, estándar, patrón, estandarteSpanish
- درفش, معیار, استاندارد, لوا, شاخصPersian
- étalon, étendard, standardFrench
- slat-tomhaisScottish Gaelic
- standard, tipo, insegna, livello, regolare, norma, bandiera, tenore, stendardoItalian
- 標準, 規, 基準, 規準Japanese
- 표준, 標準Korean
- paerewa, koungaMāori
- piawai, piawaian, standardMalay
- standaard, maatstafDutch
- standarde, standard, stindardRomanian
- стандарт, стандартный, знамя, образец, штандартRussian
- standard, nivå, fana, standarSwedish
- ప్రమాణం, ప్రమాణికTelugu
- tiêu chuẩn, trình độVietnamese
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