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Standard

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CIDE DICTIONARY

Standardn. [OF. estendart, F. étendard, probably fr. L. extendere to spread out, extend, but influenced by E. stand. See Extend.].
  •  A flag; colors; a banner; especially, a national or other ensign.  [1913 Webster]
    "His armies, in the following day,
    On those fair plains their standards proud display.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  That which is established by authority as a rule for the measure of quantity, extent, value, or quality; esp., the original specimen weight or measure sanctioned by government, as the standard pound, gallon, or yard.  [1913 Webster]
  •  That which is established as a rule or model by authority, custom, or general consent; criterion; test.  [1913 Webster]
    "The court, which used to be the standard of propriety and correctness of speech."  [1913 Webster]
    "A disposition to preserve, and an ability to improve, taken together, would be my standard of a statesman."  [1913 Webster]
  •  The proportion of weights of fine metal and alloy established by authority.  [1913 Webster]
    "By the present standard of the coinage, sixty-two shillings is coined out of one pound weight of silver."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A tree of natural size supported by its own stem, and not dwarfed by grafting on the stock of a smaller species nor trained upon a wall or trellis.  [1913 Webster]
    "In France part of their gardens is laid out for flowers, others for fruits; some standards, some against walls."  [1913 Webster]
  •  The upper petal or banner of a papilionaceous corolla.  [1913 Webster]
  •  An upright support, as one of the poles of a scaffold; any upright in framing.  [1913 Webster]
  •  An inverted knee timber placed upon the deck instead of beneath it, with its vertical branch turned upward from that which lies horizontally.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The sheth of a plow.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A large drinking cup.  Greene.  [1913 Webster]
Standard bearer, an officer of an army, company, or troop, who bears a standard; -- commonly called color sergeantor color bearer; hence, the leader of any organization; as, the standard bearer of a political party.
Standarda. 
  •  Being, affording, or according with, a standard for comparison and judgment; as, standard time; standard weights and measures; a standard authority as to nautical terms; standard gold or silver.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Hence: Having a recognized and permanent value; as, standard works in history; standard authors.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Not supported by, or fastened to, a wall; as, standard fruit trees.  [1913 Webster]
Standard candle, Standard gauge. See under Candle, and Gauge. -- Standard solution. (Chem.) See Standardized solution, under Solution.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Standard, n. & adj.
--n.
1 an object or quality or measure serving as a basis or example or principle to which others conform or should conform or by which the accuracy or quality of others is judged (by present-day standards).
2 a the degree of excellence etc. required for a particular purpose (not up to standard). b average quality (of a low standard).
3 the ordinary procedure, or quality or design of a product, without added or novel features.
4 a distinctive flag, esp. the flag of a cavalry regiment as distinct from the colours of an infantry regiment.
5 a an upright support. b an upright water or gas pipe.
6 a a tree or shrub that stands alone without support. b a shrub grafted on an upright stem and trained in tree form (standard rose).
7 a document specifying nationally or internationally agreed properties for manufactured goods etc. (British Standard).
8 a thing recognized as a model for imitation etc.
9 a tune or song of established popularity.
10 a a system by which the value of a currency is defined in terms of gold or silver or both. b the prescribed proportion of the weight of fine metal in gold or silver coins.
11 a measure for timber, equivalent to 165 cu. ft. (4.7 cubic metres).
12 Brit. hist. a grade of classification in elementary schools.
--adj.
1 serving or used as a standard (a standard size).
2 of a normal or prescribed quality or size etc.
3 having recognized and permanent value; authoritative (the standard book on the subject).
4 (of language) conforming to established educated usage (Standard English).

Idiom
multiple standard a standard of value obtained by averaging the prices of a number of products. raise a standard take up arms; rally support (raised the standard of revolt). standard-bearer
1 a soldier who carries a standard.
2 a prominent leader in a cause. standard deviation see DEVIATION. standard lamp Brit. a lamp set on a tall upright with its base standing on the floor. standard of living the degree of material comfort available to a person or class or community. standard time a uniform time for places in approximately the same longitude, established in a country or region by law or custom.
Etymology
ME f. AF estaundart, OF estendart f. estendre, as EXTEND: in senses 5 and 6 of n. affected by association with STAND

THESAURUS

Standard

Christian, Dannebrog, Jolly Roger, Old Glory, Procrustean law, Samson post, Star-Spangled Banner, Stars and Stripes, Ten Commandments, Union Flag, Union Jack, Zeitgeist, accepted, accustomed, acid test, alike, amount, and blue, antetype, antitype, approved, archetype, assay, assize, authentic, authoritative, average, axiology, axiom, baluster, balustrade, banal, banderole, banister, banner, banneret, barometer, base, beau ideal, behavioral norm, belief, benchmark, besetting, binding, biotype, black flag, blank determination, blue ensign, brouillon, bunting, burgee, business ethics, caliber, canon, canonical, caryatid, cathedral, central, changeable, check, classic, classic example, coachwhip, code, code of ethics, code of morals, colonnade, color, colors, column, commandment, common, commonplace, commutable, commutative, compass, conformable, consuetudinary, convention, conventional, convertible, correct, criterion, crucial test, crucible, current, customary, cut, dado, decalogue, defined, definitive, degree, determination, dick, dictated, dictum, didactic, die, docimasy, dominant, doorjamb, doorpost, emblem, ensign, epidemic, epitome, equal, equalizing, equivalent, essay, established, ethic, ethical system, ethics, ethos, evangelical, even, everyday, ex cathedra, example, exchanged, exemplar, exemplary, extent, faithful, familiar, feeling out, firm, first draft, flag, footing, footstalk, form, formality, formula, formulary, fugleman, fugler, fundamental, gatepost, gauge, general principle, generally accepted, genotype, give-and-take, golden rule, gonfalon, gonfanon, good example, grade, graduated scale, guide, guideline, guiding principle, guidon, habitual, hard and fast, height, hitching post, house flag, household, ideal, imitatee, imperative, indiscernible, indistinct, indistinctive, indistinguishable, instructive, interchangeable, interchanged, intermediary, intermediate, interval, jack, jamb, king post, kiteflying, law, law of nature, lead, leap, legal ethics, level, literal, long pennant, magisterial, man of men, mandatory, mark, maxim, mean, measure, medial, median, medical ethics, mediocre, medium, merchant flag, middle-of-the-road, milepost, mirror, mitzvah, model, moderate, moral, moral climate, moral code, moral principles, morals, mullion, mutual, national flag, new morality, newel-post, nonpareil, norm, norma, normal, normative, normative system, notch, nuance, obtaining, of the faith, official, ordeal, order of nature, ordinance, ordinary, oriflamme, original, orthodox, orthodoxical, pandemic, par, paradigm, paradigmatic, paragon, parameter, pas, pattern, pedestal, pedicel, peduncle, peg, pennant, pennon, pennoncel, period, permutable, pier, pilaster, pile, piling, pillar, pitch, plane, plateau, plinth, point, pole, popular, post, precedent, precedential, precept, preceptive, predominant, predominating, prescribed, prescribed form, prescript, prescription, prescriptive, prevailing, prevalent, principium, principle, principles, probation, professional ethics, proof, proper, proportion, prototype, quantity, queen-post, rampant, range, rating, ratio, reach, reading, readout, received, reciprocal, reciprocating, reciprocative, recognized, red, red ensign, regnant, regular, regulation, regulative, regulatory, reigning, remove, representative, required, requirement, retaliatory, returnable, rife, right, rough draft, rough sketch, round, routine, royal standard, rubric, rule, rule of thumb, ruling, rung, running, sample, scale, scope, scriptural, set, set form, settled principle, shade, shadow, shaft, shining example, signal flag, signpost, snubbing post, social ethics, socle, sound, sounding out, space, staff, stair, stalk, stanchion, stand, standards, standing order, staple, statutory, stem, step, stereotyped, stile, stint, stock, streamer, subbase, support, surbase, swallowtail, swapped, switched, tenet, test, test case, textbook, textual, time-honored, touchstone, traded, traditional, traditionalistic, transposed, tread, trial, tricolor, true, true-blue, trunk, try, type, type species, type specimen, typical, undifferentiated, undiscriminated, undistinguishable, undistinguished, uniform, universal, universal law, upright, urtext, usual, value, value system, verification, vernacular, vexillum, white, widespread, without distinction, wonted, working principle, working rule, yardstick

ROGET THESAURUS

Standard

Goodness

N goodness, excellence, merit, virtue, value, worth, price, super-excellence, supereminence, superiority, perfection, coup de maitre, masterpiece, chef d'ouvre, prime, flower, cream, elite, pick, A, nonesuch, nonpareil, creme de la creme, flower of the flock, cock of the roost, salt of the earth, champion, prodigy, tidbit, gem, gem of the first water, bijou, precious stone, jewel, pearl, diamond, ruby, brilliant, treasure, good thing, rara avis, one in a thousand, beneficence, good man, harmless, hurtless, unobnoxious, innocuous, innocent, inoffensive, beneficial, valuable, of value, serviceable, advantageous, edifying, profitable, salutary, favorable, propitious fair, good, good as gold, excellent, better, superior, above par, nice, fine, genuine, best, choice, select, picked, elect, recherche, rare, priceless, unparagoned, unparalleled, superlatively, good, bully, crackajack, giltedged, superfine, superexcellent, of the first water, first-rate, first-class, high- wrought, exquisite, very best, crack, prime, tiptop, capital, cardinal, standard, inimitable, admirable, estimable, praiseworthy, pleasing, couleur de rose, precious, of great price, costly, worth its weight in gold, worth a Jew's eye, priceless, invaluable, inestimable, precious as the apple of the eye, tolerable, up to the mark, unexceptionable, unobjectionable, satisfactory, tidy, in good condition, in fair condition, fresh, sound, beneficially, well, Jewels five words long, long may such goodness live!, the luxury of doing good.

Prototype

N prototype, original, model, pattern, precedent, standard, ideal, reference, scantling, type, archetype, antitype, protoplast, module, exemplar, example, ensample, paradigm, lay-figure, text, copy, design, fugleman, keynote, die, mold, matrix, last, plasm, proplasm, protoplasm, mint, seal, punch, intaglio, negative, stamp, a precedent embalms a principle, exempla sunt odiosa.

Perfection

N perfection, perfectness, indefectibility, impeccancy, impeccability, pink, beau ideal, phenix, paragon, pink of perfection, acme of perfection, ne plus ultra, summit, cygne noir, philosopher's stone, chrysolite, Koh-i-noor, model, standard, pattern, mirror, admirable Crichton, trump, very prince of, masterpiece, superexcellence, transcendence, perfect, faultless, indefective, indeficient, indefectible, immaculate, spotless, impeccable, free from imperfection, unblemished, uninjured, sound, sound as a roach, in perfect condition, scathless, intact, harmless, seaworthy, right as a trivet, in seipso totus teres atque rotundus, consummate, finished, best, model, standard, inimitable, unparagoned, unparalleled, superhuman, divine, beyond all praise, sans peur et sans reproche, to perfection, perfectly, ad unguem, clean, clean as a whistle, let us go on unto perfection, the perfection of art is to conceal art, perfection, perfectness, indefectibility, impeccancy, impeccability, pink, beau ideal, phenix, paragon, pink of perfection, acme of perfection, ne plus ultra, summit, cygne noir, philosopher's stone, chrysolite, Koh-i-noor, model, standard, pattern, mirror, admirable Crichton, trump, very prince of, masterpiece, superexcellence, transcendence, perfect, faultless, indefective, indeficient, indefectible, immaculate, spotless, impeccable, free from imperfection, unblemished, uninjured, sound, sound as a roach, in perfect condition, scathless, intact, harmless, seaworthy, right as a trivet, in seipso totus teres atque rotundus, consummate, finished, best, model, standard, inimitable, unparagoned, unparalleled, superhuman, divine, beyond all praise, sans peur et sans reproche, to perfection, perfectly, ad unguem, clean, clean as a whistle, let us go on unto perfection, the perfection of art is to conceal art.

Degree

N degree, grade, extent, measure, amount, ratio, stint, standard, height, pitch, reach, amplitude, range, scope, caliber, gradation, shade, tenor, compass, sphere, station, rank, standing, rate, way, sort, point, mark, stage, intensity, strength, comparative, gradual, shading off, within the bounds, by degrees, gradually, inasmuch, pro tanto, however, howsoever, step by step, bit by bit, little by little, inch by inch, drop by drop, a little at a time, by inches, by slow degrees, by degrees, by little and little, in some degree, in some measure, to some extent, di grado in grado.

Normality

N normality, normalcy, normalness, familiarity, naturalness, commonness (frequency), rule, standard (conformity), customary (habit), standard, pattern (prototype), normal, natural, unexceptional, common, usual (frequency).

Conformity

N conformity, conformance, observance, habituation, naturalization, conventionality, agreement, example, instance, specimen, sample, quotation, exemplification, illustration, case in point, object lesson, elucidation, standard, model, pattern, rule, nature, principle, law, order of things, normal state, natural state, ordinary state, model state, normal condition, natural condition, ordinary condition, model condition, standing dish, standing order, Procrustean law, law of the Medes and Persians, hard and fast rule, conformable to rule, regular, according to regulation, according to rule, according to Hoyle, according to Cocker, according to Gunter, en regle, selon les regles, well regulated, orderly, symmetric, conventional, of daily occurrence, of everyday occurrence, in the natural order of things, ordinary, common, habitual, usual, everyday, workaday, in the order of the day, naturalized, typical, normal, nominal, formal, canonical, orthodox, sound, strict, rigid, positive, uncompromising, Procrustean, secundum artem, shipshape, technical, exempIe, illustrative, in point, conformably, by rule, agreeably to, in conformity with, in accordance with, in keeping with, according to, consistently with, as usual, ad instar, instar omnium, more solito, more-majorum, for the sake of conformity, as a matter of course, of course, pro forma, for form's sake, by the card, invariably, for example, exempli gratia, e, g, inter alia, among other things, for instance, cela va sans dire, ex pede Herculem, noscitur a sociis, ne e quovis ligno Mercurius fiat, they are happy men whose natures sort with their v, The nail that sticks up hammered down, Tall poppy syndrome, Stick your neck out and it may get cut off.

Frequency

N frequency, oftness, oftenness, commonness, repetition, normality, example (conformity), routine, custom (habit), regularity, uniformity, constancy, clock-work precision, punctuality, even tenor, system, routine, formula, rule, keynote, standard, model, precedent, conformity, frequent, many times, not rare, thickcoming, incessant, perpetual, continual, steady, constant, thick, uniform, repeated, customary, (habit), regular (normal), according to rule, common, everyday, usual, ordinary, familiar, old-hat, boring, well-known, trivial, often, oft, ofttimes, oftentimes, frequently, repeatedly, unseldom, not unfrequently, in quick succession, in rapid succession, many a time and oft, daily, hourly, every day, every hour, every moment, perpetually, continually, constantly, incessantly, without ceasing, at all times, daily and hourly, night and day, day and night, day after day, morning noon and night, ever anon, invariably (habit), most often, commonly, sometimes, occasionally, at times, now and then, from time to time, there being times when, toties quoties, often enough, when the mood strikes, again and again.

Measurement

N measurement, admeasurement, mensuration, survey, valuation, appraisement, assessment, assize, estimate, estimation, dead reckoning, reckoning, gauging, horse power, metrology, weights and measures, compound arithmetic, measure, yard measure, standard, rule, foot rule, compass, calipers, gage, gauge, meter, line, rod, check, dividers, velo, flood mark, high water mark, Plimsoll line, index, scale, graduation, graduated scale, nonius, vernier, bathometer, galvanometer, heliometer, interferometer, odometer, ombrometer, pantometer, pluviometer, pneumatometer, pneumometer, radiometer, refractometer, respirometer, rheometer, spirometer, telemeter, udometer, vacuometer, variometer, viameter, thermometer, thermistor (heat) &c, barometer (air), anemometer (wind), dynamometer, goniometer, (angle) 244 meter, landmark, balance, scale, marigraph, pneumatograph, stethograph, rain gauge, rain gage, voltmeter (volts), ammeter (amps), spectrophotometer (light absorbance), mass spectrophotometer (molecular mass), geiger counter, scintillation counter (radioactivity), pycnometer (liquid density), graduated cylinder, volumetric flask (volume), radar gun (velocity), radar (distance), side-looking radar, (shape, topography), sonar (depth in water), light meter (light intensity), clock, watch, stopwatch, chronometer (time), anemometer (wind velocity), densitometer (color intensity), measurability, computability, determinability, coordinates, ordinate and abscissa, polar coordinates, latitude and longitude, declination and right ascension, altitude and azimuth, geometry, stereometry, hypsometry, metage, surveying, land surveying, geodesy, geodetics, geodesia, orthometry, altimetry, cadastre, astrolabe, armillary sphere, land surveyor, geometer, measuring, metric, metrical, measurable, perceptible, noticeable, detectable, appreciable, ponderable, determinable, fathomable, geodetical, topographic, topographical, cartographic, cartographical.

Indication

N indication, symbolism, symbolization, semiology, semiotics, semeiology, semeiotics, Zeitgeist, characteristic, diagnostic, lineament, feature, trait, fingerprint, voiceprint, footprint, noseprint, cloven hoof, footfall, recognition (memory), diagnostic, divining rod, detector, sign, symbol, index, indice, indicator, point, pointer, exponent, note, token, symptom, dollar sign, dollar mark, type, figure, emblem, cipher, device, representation, epigraph, motto, posy, gesture, gesticulation, pantomime, wink, glance, leer, nod, shrug, beck, touch, nudge, dactylology, dactylonomy, freemasonry, telegraphy, chirology, byplay, dumb show, cue, hint, clue, clew, key, scent, signal, signal post, rocket, blue light, watch fire, watch tower, telegraph, semaphore, flagstaff, cresset, fiery cross, calumet, heliograph, guidon, headlight, mark, scratch, line, stroke, dash, score, stripe, streak, tick, dot, point, notch, nick, print, imprint, impress, impression, keyboard symbols, printing symbols, red letter, italics, sublineation, underlining, bold font, jotting, note, annotation, reference, blaze, cedilla, guillemets, hachure, quotation marks, ", double quotes, " ", parentheses, "( )", brackets, "", braces, "", left arrow, "<", right arrow, ">", forward slash, "/", backward slash, "\", exclamation point, "!", commercial at, "@", pound sign, "#", percent sign, "%", carat, "", ampersand, "&", asterisk, "*", hyphen, "-", dash, "-", "_", em dash, "--", plus sign, "+", equals sign, "=", question mark, "?", period, ", ", semicolon, ", ", colon, ":", comma, ", ", apostrophe, "'", single quote, "'", tilde, "~", badge, criterion, countercheck, countermark, countersign, counterfoil, duplicate, tally, label, ticket, billet, letter, counter, check, chip, chop, dib, totem, tessera, card, bill, witness, voucher, stamp, cacher, trade mark, Hall mark, signature, mark, autograph, autography, attestation, hand, hand writing, sign manual, cipher, seal, sigil, signet, hand and seal, paraph, brand, superscription, indorsement, endorsement, password, watchword, catchword, security card, pass, passkey, credentials, open sesame, timbrology, mot de passe, mot du guet, pass-parole, shibboleth, title, heading, docket, address card, visiting card, carte de visite, insignia, banner, banneret, bannerol, bandrol, flag, colors, streamer, standard, eagle, labarum, oriflamb, oriflamme, figurehead, ensign, pennon, pennant, pendant, burgee, blue Peter, jack, ancient, gonfalon, union jack, banderole, old glory, quarantine flag, vexillum, yellow-flag, yellow jack, tricolor, stars and stripes, bunting, heraldry, crest, coat of arms, arms, armorial bearings, hatchment, escutcheon, scutcheon, shield, supporters, livery, uniform, cockade, epaulet, chevron, garland, love knot, favor, beacon, cairn, post, staff, flagstaff, hand, pointer, vane, cock, weathercock, guidepost, handpost, fingerpost, directing post, signpost, pillars of Hercules, pharos, bale-fire, beacon-fire, l'etoile du Nord, landmark, seamark, lighthouse, balize, polestar, loadstar, lodestar, cynosure, guide, address, direction, name, sign, signboard, warning, omen, prefigurement, trace, record, warning &c, alarm, scepter, trophy, gauge, milestone, milepost, brand, fool's cap, check, telltale, test, mileage ticket, milliary, notification, advertisement, word of command, call, bugle call, trumpet call, bell, alarum, cry, battle cry, rallying cry, angelus, reveille, sacring bell, sanctus bell, exposition &c (explanation), proof, pattern, indicating, indicative, indicatory, denotative, connotative, diacritical, representative, typical, symbolic, pantomimic, pathognomonic, symptomatic, characteristic, demonstrative, diagnostic, exponential, emblematic, armorial, individual, known by, recognizable by, indicated, pointed, marked, denotable, indelible, in token of, symbolically, in dumb show, ecce signum, ex ungue leonem, ex pede Herculem, vide ut supra, vultus ariete fortior.


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