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'standard' - used as an adjective
Synonyms for 'standard'
1. 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. commonly used or supplied
standard procedure
standard car equipment
3. established or widely recognized as a model of authority or excellence
a standard reference work
4. conforming to the established language usage of educated native speakers
standard English
received standard English is sometimes called the King's English
5. regularly and widely used or sold
a standard size

'standard' - used as a noun
6. a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated
the schools comply with federal standards
7. the ideal in terms of which something can be judged
they live by the standards of their community
8. a board measure = 1980 board feet
9. the value behind the money in a monetary system
10. an upright pole or beam (especially one used as a support)
distance was marked by standards every mile
lamps supported on standards provided illumination
11. any distinctive flag
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