Synonyms for criterion

Synonyms for (noun) criterion

Synonyms: standard, criterion

Definition: the ideal in terms of which something can be judged

Usage: they live by the standards of their community

Similar words: ideal

Definition: the idea of something that is perfect; something that one hopes to attain

Synonyms: standard, touchstone, measure, criterion

Definition: a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated

Usage: the schools comply with federal standards; they set the measure for all subsequent work

Similar words: system of measurement, metric

Definition: a system of related measures that facilitates the quantification of some particular characteristic

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