|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|
"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"
|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|
"a standard size" "a stock item"
|7.||[ noun ] (economics) the value behind the money in a monetary system|
|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|
"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|