Associations to the word «Criterion»


CRITERION, noun. A standard or test by which individual things or people may be compared and judged.
CRITERION OF VERIFIABILITY, noun. (philosophy) Alternative term for verifiability principle
CRITERION OF VERIFICATION, noun. (philosophy) Alternative term for verifiability principle

Dictionary definition

CRITERION, noun. A basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated; "the schools comply with federal standards"; "they set the measure for all subsequent work".
CRITERION, noun. The ideal in terms of which something can be judged; "they live by the standards of their community".

Wise words

Occasionally in life there are those moments of unutterable fulfillment which cannot be completely explained by those symbols called words. Their meanings can only be articulated by the inaudible language of the heart.
Martin Luther King Jr.