Synonyms for standard

Synonyms for (noun) standard

Synonyms: standard, banner

Definition: any distinctive flag

Similar words: flag

Definition: emblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design

Synonyms: standard

Definition: an upright pole or beam (especially one used as a support)

Usage: distance was marked by standards every mile; lamps supported on standards provided illumination

Similar words: post

Definition: an upright consisting of a piece of timber or metal fixed firmly in an upright position

Usage: he set a row of posts in the ground and strung barbwire between them

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

Synonyms: monetary standard, standard

Definition: the value behind the money in a monetary system

Similar words: value

Definition: the quality (positive or negative) that renders something desirable or valuable

Usage: the Shakespearean Shylock is of dubious value in the modern world

Synonyms: standard

Definition: a board measure = 1980 board feet

Similar words: cubage unit, cubature unit, cubic content unit, cubic measure, displacement unit, capacity measure, capacity unit, volume unit

Definition: a unit of measurement of volume or capacity

Synonyms for (adj) standard

Synonyms: standard

Definition: commonly used or supplied

Usage: standard procedure; standard car equipment

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: standard, stock

Definition: regularly and widely used or sold

Usage: a standard size; a stock item

Similar words: regular

Definition: in accordance with fixed order or procedure or principle

Usage: his regular calls on his customers; regular meals; regular duties

Synonyms: standard

Definition: established or well-known or widely recognized as a model of authority or excellence

Usage: a standard reference work; the classical argument between free trade and protectionism

Similar words: classic, classical, authoritative, definitive

Definition: of recognized authority or excellence

Usage: the definitive work on Greece; classical methods of navigation

Similar words: canonic, canonical, basic

Definition: reduced to the simplest and most significant form possible without loss of generality

Usage: a basic story line; a canonical syllable pattern

Similar words: textbook, casebook

Definition: according to or characteristic of a casebook or textbook; typical

Usage: a casebook schizophrenic; a textbook example

Similar words: criterial, criterional

Definition: serving as a basis for evaluation

Synonyms: standard

Definition: conforming to or constituting a standard of measurement or value; or of the usual or regularized or accepted kind

Usage: windows of standard width; standard sizes; the standard fixtures; standard brands; standard operating procedure

Similar words: modular

Definition: constructed with standardized units or dimensions allowing flexibility and variety in use

Usage: modular furniture; modular homes

Similar words: regular

Definition: conforming to a standard or pattern

Usage: following the regular procedure of the legislature; a regular electrical outlet

Similar words: regulation

Definition: prescribed by or according to regulation

Usage: regulation army equipment

Similar words: standardised, standardized

Definition: brought into conformity with a standard

Usage: standardized education

Similar words: stock

Definition: routine

Usage: a stock answer

Synonyms: received, standard

Definition: conforming to the established language usage of educated native speakers

Usage: standard English (American); received standard English is sometimes called the King's English (British)

Similar words: acceptable

Definition: judged to be in conformity with approved usage

Usage: acceptable English usage

Similar words: classical

Definition: (language) having the form used by ancient standard authors

Usage: classical Greek

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