Synonyms for average

Synonyms for (noun) average

Synonyms: average

Definition: an intermediate scale value regarded as normal or usual

Usage: he is about average in height; the snowfall this month is below average

Similar words: scale value

Definition: a value on some scale of measurement


Synonyms: norm, average

Definition: a statistic describing the location of a distribution

Usage: it set the norm for American homes

Similar words: statistic

Definition: a datum that can be represented numerically


Synonyms: average

Definition: (sports) the ratio of successful performances to opportunities

Similar words: ratio

Definition: the relative magnitudes of two quantities (usually expressed as a quotient)

Synonyms for (verb) average

Synonyms: average, average out

Definition: compute the average of

Similar words: compute, cipher, calculate, cypher, reckon, work out, figure

Definition: make a mathematical calculation or computation


Synonyms: average

Definition: achieve or reach on average

Usage: He averaged a C

Similar words: accomplish, achieve, attain, reach

Definition: to gain with effort

Usage: she achieved her goal despite setbacks


Synonyms: average, average out

Definition: amount to or come to an average, without loss or gain

Usage: The number of hours I work per work averages out to 40

Similar words: number, total, come, add up, amount

Definition: add up in number or quantity

Usage: The bills amounted to $2,000; The bill came to $2,000

Synonyms for (adjective) average

Synonyms: ordinary, average

Definition: lacking special distinction, rank, or status; commonly encountered

Usage: average people; the ordinary (or common) man in the street

Similar words: common

Definition: having no special distinction or quality; widely known or commonly encountered; average or ordinary or usual

Usage: the common man; a common sailor; the common cold; a common nuisance; followed common procedure; it is common knowledge that she lives alone; the common housefly; a common brand of soap


Synonyms: average, intermediate, medium

Definition: around the middle of a scale of evaluation

Usage: an orange of average size; intermediate capacity; medium bombers

Similar words: moderate

Definition: being within reasonable or average limits; not excessive or extreme

Usage: moderate prices; a moderate income; a moderate fine; moderate demands; a moderate estimate; a moderate eater; moderate success; a kitchen of moderate size; the X-ray showed moderate enlargement of the heart


Synonyms: mean, average

Definition: approximating the statistical norm or average or expected value

Usage: the average income in New England is below that of the nation; of average height for his age; the mean annual rainfall

Similar words: normal

Definition: conforming with or constituting a norm or standard or level or type or social norm; not abnormal

Usage: serve wine at normal room temperature; normal diplomatic relations; normal working hours; normal word order; normal curiosity; the normal course of events


Synonyms: average, median

Definition: relating to or constituting the middle value of an ordered set of values (or the average of the middle two in a set with an even number of values)

Usage: the median value of 17, 20, and 36 is 20; the median income for the year was $15,000

Similar words: normal

Definition: conforming with or constituting a norm or standard or level or type or social norm; not abnormal

Usage: serve wine at normal room temperature; normal diplomatic relations; normal working hours; normal word order; normal curiosity; the normal course of events


Synonyms: average, modal

Definition: relating to or constituting the most frequent value in a distribution

Usage: the modal age at which American novelists reach their peak is 30

Similar words: normal

Definition: conforming with or constituting a norm or standard or level or type or social norm; not abnormal

Usage: serve wine at normal room temperature; normal diplomatic relations; normal working hours; normal word order; normal curiosity; the normal course of events


Synonyms: average, fair, mediocre, middling

Definition: lacking exceptional quality or ability

Usage: a novel of average merit; only a fair performance of the sonata; in fair health; the caliber of the students has gone from mediocre to above average; the performance was middling at best

Similar words: ordinary

Definition: not exceptional in any way especially in quality or ability or size or degree

Usage: ordinary everyday objects; ordinary decency; an ordinary day; an ordinary wine