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Overview of noun standard

The noun standard has 6 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (11) 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")

2. (11) criterion, standard

(the ideal in terms of which something can be judged; "they live by the standards of their community")

3. standard

(a board measure = 1980 board feet)

4. standard, monetary standard

(the value behind the money in a monetary system)

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")

6. standard, banner

(any distinctive flag)


Overview of adj standard

The adj standard has 5 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (12) standard

(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")

2. (5) standard

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

3. (2) standard

(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")

4. standard, 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))

5. standard, stock

(regularly and widely used or sold; "a standard size"; "a stock item")

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