Associations to the word «Average»


AVERAGE, noun. (legal) (marine) Financial loss due to damage to transported goods; compensation for damage or loss. [From 15th C.]
AVERAGE, noun. Customs duty or similar charge payable on transported goods.
AVERAGE, noun. Proportional or equitable distribution of financial expense.
AVERAGE, noun. (mathematics) The arithmetic mean.
AVERAGE, noun. (statistics) Any measure of central tendency, especially any mean, the median, or the mode.
AVERAGE, noun. (sports) An indication of a player's ability calculated from his scoring record, etc.
AVERAGE, noun. (UK) (legal) (obsolete) The service that a tenant owed his lord, to be done by the animals of the tenant, such as the transportation of wheat, turf, etc.
AVERAGE, noun. (UK) (in the plural) In the corn trade, the medial price of the several kinds of grain in the principal corn markets.
AVERAGE, adjective. (not comparable) Constituting or relating to the average.
AVERAGE, adjective. Neither very good nor very bad; rated somewhere in the middle of all others in the same category.
AVERAGE, adjective. Typical.
AVERAGE, adjective. (informal) Not outstanding, not good, banal; bad or poor.
AVERAGE, verb. (transitive) (informal) To compute the arithmetic mean of.
AVERAGE, verb. Over a period of time or across members of a population, to have or generate a mean value of.
AVERAGE, verb. To divide among a number, according to a given proportion.
AVERAGE, verb. To be, generally or on average.
AVERAGE ATOMIC MASS, noun. The weighted average of the atomic masses of the naturally occurring isotopes of an element.
AVERAGE BEAR, noun. (idiomatic) The norm; an average person; Used in comparisons
AVERAGE BEARS, noun. Plural of average bear
AVERAGE JOE, noun. (US) (informal) Alternative form of Joe Average A typical, average person.
AVERAGE JOE, noun. (idiomatic) Alternative spelling of average Joe
AVERAGE JOES, noun. Plural of average Joe
AVERAGE JOES, noun. Plural of average joe
AVERAGE OUT, verb. To acquire a specified average value as more instances occur.
AVERAGE UP, verb. (idiomatic) (transitive) to calculate an average or rough figure.

Dictionary definition

AVERAGE, noun. A statistic describing the location of a distribution; "it set the norm for American homes".
AVERAGE, noun. (sports) the ratio of successful performances to opportunities.
AVERAGE, noun. An intermediate scale value regarded as normal or usual; "he is about average in height"; "the snowfall this month is below average".
AVERAGE, verb. Amount to or come to an average, without loss or gain; "The number of hours I work per work averages out to 40".
AVERAGE, verb. Achieve or reach on average; "He averaged a C".
AVERAGE, verb. Compute the average of.
AVERAGE, 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".
AVERAGE, adjective. Lacking special distinction, rank, or status; commonly encountered; "average people"; "the ordinary (or common) man in the street".
AVERAGE, 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".
AVERAGE, adjective. Around the middle of a scale of evaluation; "an orange of average size"; "intermediate capacity"; "medium bombers".
AVERAGE, adjective. Relating to or constituting the most frequent value in a distribution; "the modal age at which American novelists reach their peak is 30".
AVERAGE, 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, 20, and 36 is 20"; "the median income for the year was $15,000".

Wise words

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Paul Gauguin