- 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"
- The ideal in terms of which something can be judged.
- usage: "they live by the standards of their community"
- synonyms: criterion
- A board measure = 1980 board feet.
- The value behind the money in a monetary system.
- synonyms: monetary standard
- 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"
- Any distinctive flag.
- synonyms: banner
- 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"
- Commonly used or supplied.
- usage: "standard procedure"; "standard car equipment"
- 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"
- Conforming to the established language usage of educated native speakers) "standard English" (American); "received standard English is sometimes called the King's English" (British.
- synonyms: received
- Regularly and widely used or sold.
- usage: "a standard size"; "a stock item"
- synonyms: stock
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