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STANDARD

1. [n] any distinctive flag

2. [n] an upright pole or beam (especially one used as a support); "distance was marked by standards every mile"; "lamps supported on standards provided illumination"

3. [n] the ideal in terms of which something can be judged; "they live by the standards of their community"

4. [n] a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated; "they set the measure for all subsequent work"

5. [n] the value behind the money in a monetary system

6. [n] a board measure = 1980 board feet

7. [s] commonly used or supplied; "standard procedure"; "standard car equipment"

8. [s] regularly and widely used or sold; "a standard size"; "a stock item"

9. [a] established or widely recognized as a model of authority or excellence; "a standard reference work"

10. [a] conforming to or constituting a standard of measurement or value; or of the usual or regularized or accepted kind; "windows of standard width"; "standard sizes"; "the standard fixtures"; "standard brands"; "standard operating procedure"

11. [a] conforming to the established language usage of educated native speakers; "standard English" (American); "received standard English is sometimes called the King''s English" (British)

similar words

1. [a] common

2. [a] regular

3. [s] accepted

4. [s] authoritative

5. [s] classical

6. [s] definitive

7. [s] basic

8. [s] canonic

9. [s] canonical

10. [s] casebook

11. [s] textbook

12. [s] classic

13. [s] criterial

14. [s] criterional

15. [s] modular

16. [s] normative

17. [s] regular

18. [s] regulation

19. [s] standardized

20. [s] standardised

21. [s] stock

22. [s] acceptable

23. [s] accepted

24. [s] normative

25. [s] prescriptive

opposite words

1. [a] nonstandard

2. [a] nonstandard

3. [a] nonstandard

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