1. substandard

adjective. ['səbˈstændɝd'] falling short of some prescribed norm.


  • nonstandard
  • inferior


  • sufficient
  • ample
  • adequate

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Words that Rhyme with Substandard

  • nonstandard
  • gerrymandered
  • slandered
  • meandered
  • pandered

Example sentences of the word substandard

1. Adjective
Businesses can require that existing employees with substandard writing or computer skills take classes.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Check the State Department’s regulations on photos because including a substandard photo will delay your application.

3. Adverb
If the quality of this evidence is substandard, the whole audit engagement becomes meaningless.