Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun standard

6 senses of standard

Sense 1
standard, criterion, measure, touchstone -- (a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated; "the schools comply with federal standards"; "they set the measure for all subsequent work")
       => system of measurement, metric -- (a system of related measures that facilitates the quantification of some particular characteristic)

Sense 2
criterion, standard -- (the ideal in terms of which something can be judged; "they live by the standards of their community")
       => ideal -- (the idea of something that is perfect; something that one hopes to attain)

Sense 3
standard -- (a board measure = 1980 board feet)
       => volume unit, capacity unit, capacity measure, cubage unit, cubic measure, cubic content unit, displacement unit, cubature unit -- (a unit of measurement of volume or capacity)

Sense 4
standard, monetary standard -- (the value behind the money in a monetary system)
       => value -- (the quality (positive or negative) that renders something desirable or valuable; "the Shakespearean Shylock is of dubious value in the modern world")

Sense 5
standard -- (an upright pole or beam (especially one used as a support); "distance was marked by standards every mile"; "lamps supported on standards provided illumination")
       => post -- (an upright consisting of a piece of timber or metal fixed firmly in an upright position; "he set a row of posts in the ground and strung barbwire between them")

Sense 6
standard, banner -- (any distinctive flag)
       => flag -- (emblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design)

Antonyms of adj standard

5 senses of standard

Sense 1
standard (vs. nonstandard) -- (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")

nonstandard (vs. standard) -- (varying from or not adhering to a standard; "nonstandard windows"; "envelopes of nonstandard sizes"; "nonstandard lengths of board")
        => deficient, inferior, substandard -- (falling short of some prescribed norm; "substandard housing")
        => nonnormative -- (not based on a norm)

Sense 2
standard -- (commonly used or supplied; "standard procedure"; "standard car equipment")

INDIRECT (VIA common) -> uncommon -- (not common or ordinarily encountered; unusually great in amount or remarkable in character or kind; "uncommon birds"; "frost and floods are uncommon during these months"; "doing an uncommon amount of business"; "an uncommon liking for money"; "he owed his greatest debt to his mother's uncommon character and ability")

Sense 3
standard (vs. nonstandard) -- (established or well-known or widely recognized as a model of authority or excellence; "a standard reference work"; "the classical argument between free trade and protectionism")

nonstandard (vs. standard) -- (not standard; not accepted as a model of excellence; "a nonstandard text")

Sense 4
standard (vs. nonstandard), received -- (conforming to the established language usage of educated native speakers; "standard English" (American); "received standard English is sometimes called the King's English" (British))

nonstandard (vs. standard) -- (not conforming to the language usage of a prestige group within a community; "a nonstandard dialect is one used by uneducated speakers or socially disfavored groups"; "the common core of nonstandard words and phrases in folk speech"- A.R.Dunlap)
        => bad -- (nonstandard; "so-called bad grammar")
        => unacceptable, unaccepted -- (not conforming to standard usage; "the following use of `access' was judged unacceptable by a panel of linguists; `You can access your cash at any of 300 automatic tellers'")

Sense 5
standard, stock -- (regularly and widely used or sold; "a standard size"; "a stock item")

INDIRECT (VIA regular) -> irregular -- (contrary to rule or accepted order or general practice; "irregular hiring practices")

Similarity of adj standard

5 senses of standard

Sense 1
standard (vs. nonstandard) -- (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")
       => modular -- (constructed with standardized units or dimensions allowing flexibility and variety in use; "modular furniture"; "modular homes")
       => regular -- (conforming to a standard or pattern; "following the regular procedure of the legislature"; "a regular electrical outlet")
       => regulation -- (prescribed by or according to regulation; "regulation army equipment")
       => standardized, standardised -- (brought into conformity with a standard; "standardized education")
       => stock -- (routine; "a stock answer")
          Also See-> normal#1

Sense 2
standard -- (commonly used or supplied; "standard procedure"; "standard car equipment")
       => common (vs. uncommon) -- (having no special distinction or quality; widely known or commonly encountered; average or ordinary or usual; "the common man"; "a common sailor"; "the common cold"; "a common nuisance"; "followed common procedure"; "it is common knowledge that she lives alone"; "the common housefly"; "a common brand of soap")

Sense 3
standard (vs. nonstandard) -- (established or well-known or widely recognized as a model of authority or excellence; "a standard reference work"; "the classical argument between free trade and protectionism")
       => authoritative, classical, classic, definitive -- (of recognized authority or excellence; "the definitive work on Greece"; "classical methods of navigation")
       => basic, canonic, canonical -- (reduced to the simplest and most significant form possible without loss of generality; "a basic story line"; "a canonical syllable pattern")
       => casebook, textbook -- (according to or characteristic of a casebook or textbook; typical; "a casebook schizophrenic"; "a textbook example")
       => criterial, criterional -- (serving as a basis for evaluation)
          Also See-> orthodox#2

Sense 4
standard (vs. nonstandard), received -- (conforming to the established language usage of educated native speakers; "standard English" (American); "received standard English is sometimes called the King's English" (British))
       => acceptable -- (judged to be in conformity with approved usage; "acceptable English usage")
       => classical -- ((language) having the form used by ancient standard authors; "classical Greek)

Sense 5
standard, stock -- (regularly and widely used or sold; "a standard size"; "a stock item")
       => regular (vs. irregular) -- (in accordance with fixed order or procedure or principle; "his regular calls on his customers"; "regular meals"; "regular duties")

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