What is the definition of average?

Definitions for average

  • adjective - lacking special distinction
  • verb - compute the average of
  • adjective - around the middle of a scale of evaluation; "an orange of average size"; "intermediate capacity"; "medium bombers"
  • adjective - approximating the statistical norm or average or expected value; "the average income in New England is below that of the nation"; "of average height for his age"; "the mean annual rainfall"
  • adjective - relating to or constituting the middle value of an ordered set of values (or the average of the middle two in a set with an even number of values); "the median value of 17
  • adjective - relating to or constituting the most frequent value in a distribution; "the modal age at which American novelists reach their peak is 30"
  • adjective - lacking exceptional quality or ability; "a novel of average merit"; "only a fair performance of the sonata"; "in fair health"; "the caliber of the students has gone from mediocre to above average"; "the performance was middling at best"
  • verb - achieve or reach on average; "He averaged a C"
  • verb - amount to or come to an average
  • noun - an intermediate scale value regarded as normal or usual; "he is about average in height"; "the snowfall this month is below average"
  • noun - a statistic describing the location of a distribution; "it set the norm for American homes"
  • noun - (sports) the ratio of successful performances to opportunities
  • Pronounciation of average

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    Synonyms for average

    intermediate modal medium fair ordinary mean mediocre median middling norm average out

    Antonyms for average

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    Holonyms for average

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    Hypernyms for average

    scale value statistic ratio calculate work out accomplish number cipher reckon attain add up cypher figure reach come compute achieve total amount

    Hyponyms for average

    modal value mean value median batting average age norm median value hitting average mode mean fielding average

    Meronyms for average

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    Sounds like average

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