WordNet Search - 3.1

Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations

Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"

- S: (n)
**average**, norm (a statistic describing the location of a distribution)*"it set the norm for American homes"* - S: (n)
**average**((sports) the ratio of successful performances to opportunities) - S: (n)
**average**(an intermediate scale value regarded as normal or usual)*"he is about average in height"; "the snowfall this month is below average"*

- S: (v)
**average**, average out (amount to or come to an average, without loss or gain)*"The number of hours I work per work averages out to 40"* - S: (v)
**average**(achieve or reach on average)*"He averaged a C"* - S: (v)
**average**, average out (compute the average of)

- S: (adj)
**average**, mean (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"* - S: (adj)
**average**, ordinary (lacking special distinction, rank, or status; commonly encountered)*"average people"; "the ordinary (or common) man in the street"* - S: (adj)
**average**, fair, mediocre, middling (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"* - S: (adj)
**average**, intermediate, medium (around the middle of a scale of evaluation)*"an orange of average size"; "intermediate capacity"; "medium bombers"* - S: (adj) modal,
**average**(relating to or constituting the most frequent value in a distribution)*"the modal age at which American novelists reach their peak is 30"* - S: (adj) median,
**average**(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"*