1. [ adjective ] conforming to or constituting a standard of measurement or value; or of the usual or regularized or accepted kind

"windows of standard width" "standard sizes" "the standard fixtures" "standard brands" "standard operating procedure"

Related terms: nonstandard regular standardised standardized regulation stock normative modular normal measure measure
2. [ noun ] the ideal in terms of which something can be judged
Synonyms: criterion

"they live by the standards of their community"

Related terms: ideal control_condition design_criteria standardize
3. [ noun ] a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated
Synonyms: criterion touchstone measure

"they set the measure for all subsequent work"

Related terms: reference_point scale norm baseline yardstick standard_of_measurement gpa benchmark medium_of_exchange standardize
4. [ adjective ] commonly used or supplied

"standard procedure" "standard car equipment"

Related terms: common
5. [ adjective ] established or widely recognized as a model of authority or excellence

"a standard reference work"

Related terms: nonstandard basic classic authoritative casebook accepted criterial orthodox
6. [ adjective ] regularly and widely used or sold
Synonyms: stock

"a standard size" "a stock item"

Related terms: regular
7. [ noun ] (economics) the value behind the money in a monetary system
Synonyms: monetary_standard
Related terms: value gold_standard silver_standard bimetallism standardize
8. [ noun ] an upright pole or beam (especially one used as a support)

"distance was marked by standards every mile" "lamps supported on standards provided illumination"

Related terms: post stand
9. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 9388
10. [ adjective ] (linguistics) conforming to the established language usage of educated native speakers
Synonyms: received

"standard English" (American) "received standard English is sometimes called the King's English" (British)

Related terms: nonstandard linguistics normative acceptable
11. [ noun ] a board measure = 1980 board feet
Related terms: volume_unit standardize
12. [ noun ] any distinctive flag
Related terms: flag oriflamme
Similar spelling:   standardize