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KK Pronunciation

〔 ˋævәrIdʒ 〕


〔 ˊævәridʒ 〕

Overview of noun average

The noun average has 3 senses

  • average, norm -- (a statistic describing the location of a distribution; "it set the norm for American homes")

  • average -- ((sports) the ratio of successful performances to opportunities)

  • average -- (an intermediate scale value regarded as normal or usual; "he is about average in height"; "the snowfall this month is below average")

Overview of verb average

The verb average has 3 senses

  • 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")

  • average -- (achieve or reach on average; "He averaged a C")

  • average, average out -- (compute the average of)

Overview of adj average

The adj average has 6 senses

  • 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")

  • average, ordinary -- (lacking special distinction, rank, or status; commonly encountered; "average people"; "the ordinary (or common) man in the street")

  • 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")

  • average, intermediate, medium -- (around the middle of a scale of evaluation; "an orange of average size"; "intermediate capacity"; "medium bombers")

  • 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")

  • 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")