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1. norm

noun. ['ˈnɔrm'] a standard or model or pattern regarded as typical.

Synonyms

  • measure
  • standard
  • criterion

Antonyms

  • dissociate
  • generous
  • nice
  • noble

Etymology

  • norma (Latin)

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Rhymes with Norm

  • transform
  • misinform
  • disinform
  • lukewarm
  • conform
  • reform
  • perform
  • inform
  • deform
  • swarm
  • storm
  • schwarm
  • warm
  • torme
  • form
  • dorm
  • orme

Sentences with norm


1. Noun, singular or mass
Computer-based presentations have become the norm in business and academics.

Quotes about norm


1. People don't believe or understand that a community can lose hope. You can have a whole community where hopelessness is the norm, where folks don't have faith that things will get better because history and circumstances have proven over 30, 40, or 50 years that things don't get better.
- Geoffrey Canada

2. In our fast-forward culture, we have lost the art of eating well. Food is often little more than fuel to pour down the hatch while doing other stuff - surfing the Web, driving, walking along the street. Dining al desko is now the norm in many workplaces. All of this speed takes a toll. Obesity, eating disorders and poor nutrition are rife.
- Carl Honore

3. Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible.
- Frank Zappa

2. norm

noun. ['ˈnɔrm'] a statistic describing the location of a distribution.

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • peripheral
  • distal
  • extraordinary
  • immoderate

Etymology

  • norma (Latin)
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