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Definitions of standard:

  • noun:   any distinctive flag
  • noun:   an upright pole or beam (especially one used as a support)
    Example: "Distance was marked by standards every mile"
  • noun:   a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated
  • noun:   the value behind the money in a monetary system
  • noun:   a board measure = 1980 board feet
  • noun:   the ideal in terms of which something can be judged
    Example: "They live by the standards of their community"
  • adjective:   regularly and widely used or sold
    Example: "A standard size"
  • adjective:   established or widely recognized as a model of authority or excellence
    Example: "A standard reference work"
  • adjective:   conforming to or constituting a standard of measurement or value; or of the usual or regularized or accepted kind
    Example: "Windows of standard width"
  • adjective:   conforming to the established language usage of educated native speakers
    Example: "Standard English (American"
  • adjective:   commonly used or supplied
    Example: "Standard procedure"
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #9388)


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