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It amazes me sometimes that even intelligent people will analyze a situation or make a judgement after only recognizing the standard or traditional structure of a piece.
David Bowie

Meaning of "standard" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD STANDARD

From Old French estandart gathering place, flag to mark such a place, probably of Germanic origin; compare Old High German stantan to stand, Old High German ort place.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF STANDARD

standard  [ˈstændəd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF STANDARD

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Standard can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES STANDARD MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of standard in the English dictionary

The first definition of standard in the dictionary is an accepted or approved example of something against which others are judged or measured. Other definition of standard is a principle of propriety, honesty, and integrity. Standard is also a level of excellence or quality.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH STANDARD


fendered
ˈfɛndəd
gendered
ˈdʒɛndəd
glandered
ˈɡlændəd
industry-standard
ˈɪndəstrɪˌstændəd
miswandred
mɪsˈwɒndəd
multi-standard
ˌmʌltɪˈstændəd
nonstandard
nɒnˈstændəd
scundered
ˈskʌndəd
substandard
sʌbˈstændəd
supercalendered
ˌsuːpəˈkæləndəd
transgendered
ˌtrænzˈdʒɛndəd
unhindered
ʌnˈhɪndəd
unlaundered
ʌnˈlɔːndəd
unrendered
ʌnˈrɛndəd
verandaed
vəˈrændəd
verandahed
vəˈrændəd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE STANDARD

stand-up
standard amenities
standard assessment tasks
standard assessment tests
standard attainment tests
standard candle
standard cell
standard class
standard clause
standard cost
standard deviation
Standard English
standard error
standard function
standard gauge
standard generalized mark-up language
Standard Grade
standard housing benefit
standard issue
standard lamp

WORDS THAT END LIKE STANDARD

bog-standard
CAT standard
doddard
double standard
European standard
Godard
Goddard
gold-exchange standard
gold standard
industry standard
lamp standard
open-standard
Parker Morris standard
Royal Standard
silver standard

Synonyms and antonyms of standard in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «STANDARD»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «standard» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of standard

Translation of «standard» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF STANDARD

Find out the translation of standard to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of standard from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «standard» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

标准的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

normal
570 millions of speakers

English

standard
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मानक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

قِيَاسِيّ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

стандартный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

padrão
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মান
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

standard
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Standard
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

üblich
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

標準の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

표준의
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Standar
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

chuẩn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நிலையான
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मानक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

standart
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

standard
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

standardowy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

стандартний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

standard
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

καθιερωμένος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

standaard
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

standardmässig
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

standardisert
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of standard

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «STANDARD»

The term «standard» is very widely used and occupies the 693 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «STANDARD» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «standard» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «standard» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about standard

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10 QUOTES WITH «STANDARD»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word standard.
1
Gary Ackerman
Sometimes people who are Jewish are held to a higher standard which sometimes we take great pride in.
2
B. R. Ambedkar
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
3
Ray Stannard Baker
Measured by any standard, white or black, Washington must be regarded today as one of the great men of this country: and in the future he will be so honored.
4
Tiki Barber
You get held to a high standard, almost an unmaintainable standard, in the public eye that you don't even come close to touching.
5
Mario Batali
Are we Darwinists - where we live and let live? Or are we nurturing as a society? There has to be a standard of living that we decide to support.
6
Henry Ward Beecher
Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody expects of you. Never excuse yourself.
7
Matt Bomer
My standard uniform is a T-shirt and jeans.
8
David Bowie
It amazes me sometimes that even intelligent people will analyze a situation or make a judgement after only recognizing the standard or traditional structure of a piece.
9
Benjamin N. Cardozo
A trustee is held to something stricter than the morals of the market place. Not honesty alone, but the punctilio of an honor the most sensitive, is then the standard of behavior.
10
Chick Corea
When I came to New York after high school in 1959 and started to meet musicians, 'Hot House' was like a standard jam session tune.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «STANDARD»

Discover the use of standard in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to standard and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The C++ Standard Library: A Tutorial and Reference
The book covers all the new C++11 library components, including Concurrency Fractional arithmetic Clocks and timers Tuples New STL containers New STL algorithms New smart pointers New locale facets Random numbers and distributions Type ...
Nicolai M. Josuttis, 2012
2
A Primer of Modern Standard Hindi
Supplemental materials in this book include graded reading passages, a guide to further study in Hindi, and Hindi English glossary.
Michael C. Shapiro, 1989
3
The Emergence of Standard English
Fisher challenges this view, demonstrating that the standardization of writing and pronunciation was, and still is, made under the control of political and intellectual forces."
John H. Fisher, 1996
4
Standard Catalog of Smith & Wesson
Definitive Smith & Wesson identification and pricing reference, includes 350+ full-color photos for improved identification
Jim Supica, Richard Nahas, 2007
5
Golden Fetters: The Gold Standard and the Great Depression, ...
This book offers a reassessment of the international monetary problems that led to the global economic crisis of the 1930s.
Barry J. Eichengreen, Harold James, 1996
6
Modern Standard Arabic Grammar: A Learner's Guide
Its features include: Comprehensive coverage of Arabic grammar and structure in current standard use (MSA), from entry level to advanced proficiency Balanced treatment of the phonological, syntactic, and morphological rules of the Arabic ...
Mohammad T. Alhawary, 2011
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Eastern Standard
Winner of the 1971 Pulitzer Prize, the Obie Award and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award as Best American Play of the season.
Richard Greenberg, 1989
8
Delmar's Standard Textbook of Electricity
Mastering the theory and application of electrical concepts is necessary for a successful career in the electrical installation or industrial maintenance fields, and this new fifth edition of DELMAR'S STANDARD TEXTBOOK OF ELECTRICITY ...
Stephen Herman, 2010
9
Standard Catalog of World Coins - 1801-1900
Identifies and lists current prices for nineteenth-century world coins.
George S. Cuhaj, 2012
10
2013 Standard Catalog of World Paper Money - Modern Issues: ...
Provides values for world bank notes issued between 1961 and the present, discussing denomination, printer and printing date, color, design, care and grading terminology. Original.
George S. Cuhaj, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «STANDARD»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term standard is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Home Builders Standard Pacific and Ryland to Merge
The merger will combine Standard Pacific, an upscale builder, with its ... Standard Pacific shareholders will own 59% of the company, and Ryland's will hold ... «Wall Street Journal, Jun 15»
2
EPA slashes biofuels targets for 2014, 2015, 2016 under …
In Washington, the EPA released its proposed standards for 2014, 2015, and 2016 and volumes for renewable fuels. The volumes, as widely expected, include ... «Biobased Digest, May 15»
3
Polamalu retires from football
... walks off the field. Roberto M. Esquivel|Herald-Standard. Steelers safety Troy Polamalu is pictured walking off the field in this 2012 Herald-Standard file photo. «Uniontown Herald Standard, Apr 15»
4
Bankruptcy Court Approves Sale Of 1740 RadioShacks To Standard
The most important creditor here is Standard General, which is using RadioShack's debt to the hedge fund as part of its bid for 1,740 of the chain's remaining ... «The Consumerist, Mar 15»
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RadioShack Creditors Weigh Standard General Takeover Offer
Standard General has boosted the price it is offering for RadioShack Corp. ... for a takeover by Standard General from creditors and balky lenders Salus Capital ... «Wall Street Journal, Mar 15»
6
Departing Standard Chartered CEO waives bonus after disastrous …
Peter Sands, the outgoing chief executive of Standard Chartered, is waiving a a multimillion pound bonus to demonstrate leadership after overseeing a 30% fall ... «The Guardian, Mar 15»
7
WORLD EXCLUSIVE: Prince Harry to quit the Army later this year
But before his active military duties end, the Standard understands he will move to Australia for “several weeks”, seconded to serve with units there. Later he will ... «Evening Standard, Feb 15»
8
Standard Chartered chief and chairman to leave in dramatic 6-man …
Standard Chartered has announced a dramatic exodus from its board that will see both its under-fire chief executive and chairman leave the struggling bank. «Telegraph.co.uk, Feb 15»
9
Standard and Poor's agrees to pay $1.8 billion over inflated …
Standard & Poor's, the world's leading credit rating agency, will pay $1.8 billion to US authorities over claims it knowingly inflated ratings of mortgage ... «ABC Online, Feb 15»
10
Russian credit rating cut by Standard & Poor's
Russia's sovereign credit rating has been cut to below investment grade with a negative outlook by ratings agency Standard & Poor's, which says Russia's ... «The Guardian, Jan 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Standard [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/standard>. Jul 2020 ».
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