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Synonym of Criterion

Criterion Synonyme from Moby Thesaurus

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criterion
Synonyms and related words:
Procrustean law, acid test, adjudgment, antetype, antitype, archetype, assay, barometer, benchmark, biotype, blank determination, brouillon, canon, check, classic example, code, crucial test, crucible, degree, determination, docimasy, epitome, essay, feeling out, first draft, form, formality, formula, formulary, fugleman, fugler, gauge, genotype, graduated scale, guideline, imitatee, judgment, kiteflying, law, law of nature, lead, maxim, measure, mirror, model, norm, norma, ordeal, order of nature, original, paradigm, parameter, pattern, precedent, prescribed form, prescription, principle, probation, proof, prototype, quantity, reading, readout, regulation, representative, rough draft, rough sketch, rule, scale, set form, sounding out, standard, standing order, test, test case, touchstone, trial, try, type, type species, type specimen, universal law, urtext, value, verification, yardstick,
  

  



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WordNet 2.0
criterion

Noun
1. a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated; "they set the measure for all subsequent work"
(synonym) standard, measure, touchstone
(hypernym) reference point, point of reference, reference
(hyponym) benchmark
2. the ideal in terms of which something can be judged; "they live by the standards of their community"
(synonym) standard
(hypernym) ideal
(hyponym) control condition, control

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