1. [ noun ] (in golf) the standard number of strokes set for each hole on a golf course, or for the entire course

"a par-5 hole" "par for this course is 72"

Related terms: score golf
2. [ noun ] a state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced
Synonyms: equivalence equality equation

"on a par with the best"

Related terms: status tie equate
3. [ verb ] (sport,golf) make a score (on a hole) equal to par; in golf
Related terms: score golf
Similar spelling:   parr