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Meaning of word standard from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

standard   noun

Meaning : A basis for comparison. A reference point against which other things can be evaluated.

Example : The schools comply with federal standards.
They set the measure for all subsequent work.

Synonyms : criterion, measure, touchstone

Meaning : The ideal in terms of which something can be judged.

Example : They live by the standards of their community.

Synonyms : criterion

Meaning : A board measure = 1980 board feet.

Meaning : The value behind the money in a monetary system.

Synonyms : monetary standard

Meaning : An upright pole or beam (especially one used as a support).

Example : Distance was marked by standards every mile.
Lamps supported on standards provided illumination.

Meaning : Any distinctive flag.

Synonyms : banner

standard   adjective

Meaning : Conforming to or constituting a standard of measurement or value. Or of the usual or regularized or accepted kind.

Example : Windows of standard width.
Standard sizes.
The standard fixtures.
Standard brands.
Standard operating procedure.

Varying from or not adhering to a standard.

Nonstandard windows.
Envelopes of nonstandard sizes.
Nonstandard lengths of board.

Meaning : Commonly used or supplied.

Example : Standard procedure.
Standard car equipment.

Meaning : Established or well-known or widely recognized as a model of authority or excellence.

Example : A standard reference work.
The classical argument between free trade and protectionism.

Not standard. Not accepted as a model of excellence.

A nonstandard text.

Meaning : Conforming to the established language usage of educated native speakers.

Example : Standard English.
Received standard English is sometimes called the King's English.

Synonyms : received

Not conforming to the language usage of a prestige group within a community.

A nonstandard dialect is one used by uneducated speakers or socially disfavored groups.
The common core of nonstandard words and phrases in folk speech.

Meaning : Regularly and widely used or sold.

Example : A standard size.
A stock item.

Synonyms : stock


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