Synonyms for era

Synonyms for (noun) era

Synonyms: ERA, earned run average

Definition: (baseball) a measure of a pitcher's effectiveness; calculated as the average number of earned runs allowed by the pitcher for every nine innings pitched

Similar words: 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

Synonyms: geological era, era

Definition: a major division of geological time; an era is usually divided into two or more periods

Similar words: geologic time, geological time

Definition: the time of the physical formation and development of the earth (especially prior to human history)

Synonyms: epoch, era

Definition: a period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event

Similar words: time period, period, period of time

Definition: an amount of time

Usage: a time period of 30 years; hastened the period of time of his recovery; Picasso's blue period

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