What does substandard mean?

Definitions for substandardsʌbˈstæn dərd

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word substandard.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. deficient, inferior, substandard(adj)

    falling short of some prescribed norm

    "substandard housing"


  1. substandard(Adjective)

    Of inferior quality; not meeting the minimum quality requirements.

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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of substandard in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of substandard in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Tony Tyler:

    Aircraft get stuck in the soft surface due to substandard materials.

  2. Uttam Kumar Bhattarai:

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

  3. 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,'.

  4. 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.

  5. Wanda Group:

    We vigorously protect our intellectual property and will take action to address infringement, our characters and stories have delighted generations, these illegal and substandard imitations unfortunately disappoint all who expect more.

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