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Definitions of average:
  • noun:   a statistic describing the location of a distribution
  • verb:   achieve or reach on average
    Example: "He averaged a C"
  • verb:   amount to or come to an average, without loss or gain
    Example: "The number of hours I work per work averages out to 40"
  • verb:   compute the average of
  • adjective:   around the middle of a scale of evaluation of physical measures
    Example: "An orange of average size"
  • adjective:   approximating the statistical norm or average or expected value
    Example: "The average income in New England is below that of the nation"
  • adjective:   of no exceptional quality or ability
    Example: "A novel of average merit"
  • adjective:   lacking special distinction, rank, or status; commonly encountered
    Example: "Average people"
  • adjective:   relating to or constituting the middle value of an ordered set of values (or the average of the middle two in an even-numbered set)
  • adjective:   relating to or constituting the most frequent value in a distribution

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