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1. average

adjective. ['ˈævɝɪdʒ, ˈævrɪdʒ'] approximating the statistical norm or average or expected value.

Synonyms

  • normal

Antonyms

  • noble
  • estimable

Etymology

  • avarie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • avaria (Italian)

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Rhymes with Average

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How do you pronounce average?

Pronounce average as ˈævərɪʤ.

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How do you spell average? Is it averege ?

A common misspelling of average is averege

Sentences with average


1. Adjective
Research the area where you'd like to move into and find the average rent costs.

2. Noun, singular or mass
These come in several colors; white, oatmeal and yellow, and average between 20 and 30 dollars.

Quotes about average


1. Being a star has made it possible for me to get insulted in places where the average Negro could never hope to go and get insulted.
- Sammy Davis, Jr.

2. Four years of football are calculated to breed in the average man more of the ingredients of success in life than almost any academic course he takes.
- Knute Rockne

3. Most people like to read about intrigue and spies. I hope to provide a metaphor for the average reader's daily life. Most of us live in a slightly conspiratorial relationship with our employer and perhaps with our marriage.
- John le Carre

2. average

verb. ['ˈævɝɪdʒ, ˈævrɪdʒ'] amount to or come to an average, without loss or gain.

Synonyms

  • average out
  • number
  • amount
  • total
  • come

Antonyms

  • increase
  • adequacy
  • positiveness
  • sufficiency

Etymology

  • avarie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • avaria (Italian)

3. average

noun. ['ˈævɝɪdʒ, ˈævrɪdʒ'] a statistic describing the location of a distribution.

Synonyms

  • modal value
  • mode
  • age norm
  • median value
  • statistic
  • norm
  • mean
  • mean value

Antonyms

  • exclude
  • disrespect
  • disesteem
  • mistrust

Etymology

  • avarie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • avaria (Italian)

4. average

adjective. ['ˈævɝɪdʒ, ˈævrɪdʒ'] lacking special distinction, rank, or status; commonly encountered.

Synonyms

  • ordinary

Antonyms

  • peripheral
  • distal

Etymology

  • avarie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • avaria (Italian)

5. average

adjective. ['ˈævɝɪdʒ, ˈævrɪdʒ'] lacking exceptional quality or ability.

Synonyms

  • ordinary
  • middling
  • mediocre

Antonyms

  • integrate
  • differentiate
  • add
  • subtract

Etymology

  • avarie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • avaria (Italian)

6. average

verb. ['ˈævɝɪdʒ, ˈævrɪdʒ'] achieve or reach on average.

Synonyms

  • achieve
  • attain
  • accomplish

Antonyms

  • loss
  • gain
  • negativeness
  • negativity

Etymology

  • avarie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • avaria (Italian)

7. average

adjective. ['ˈævɝɪdʒ, ˈævrɪdʒ'] around the middle of a scale of evaluation.

Synonyms

  • medium
  • moderate

Antonyms

  • dissociate
  • generous
  • nice

Etymology

  • avarie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • avaria (Italian)

8. average

verb. ['ˈævɝɪdʒ, ˈævrɪdʒ'] compute the average of.

Synonyms

  • reckon
  • average out
  • compute
  • calculate
  • work out
  • figure
  • cipher

Antonyms

  • ground
  • Roman numeral
  • Arabic numeral
  • standard

Etymology

  • avarie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • avaria (Italian)

9. average

noun. ['ˈævɝɪdʒ, ˈævrɪdʒ'] an intermediate scale value regarded as normal or usual.

Antonyms

  • esteem

Etymology

  • avarie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • avaria (Italian)

10. average

adjective. ['ˈævɝɪdʒ, ˈævrɪdʒ'] relating to or constituting the most frequent value in a distribution.

Synonyms

  • normal

Antonyms

  • divide
  • multiply

Etymology

  • avarie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • avaria (Italian)
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