Criterion

Pronunciation of Criterion
/kɹa͡ɪtˈi͡əɹɪən/, /kɹa‍ɪtˈi‍əɹɪən/, /k_ɹ_aɪ_t_ˈiə_ɹ_ɪ__ə_n/

Synonyms for criterion:

average (adjective)

norm.

Sense 1

qualification, precedent, benchmark, index, canon, rating, quality assurance, paradigm.

Sense 2

yardstick, model, pacer.

Sense 3

quality, baseline, caliber.

Sense 5

test, performance.

Sense 10

guide.

Sense 11

level.

Sense 13

mark.

standard

standard, par.

Other synonyms and related words:

par, grade, touchstone, barometer, attribution, gauge, quantity, paradigm, note, pacer, amount, banner, beat, hallmark, cadence, index, yardstick, measuring stick, standard, model, measurement, stamp, trait, proof, measuring rod, guide, property, fingerprint, mensuration, level, canon, precedent, differentia, particularity, qualification, test, performance, bar, benchmark, bill, character, norm, baseline, mark, peculiarity.

Sense 1 (noun)

rating, baseline, quality assurance, level.

Sense 2 (noun)

test, benchmark, mark, yardstick, gauge.

cognition (noun)

standard.

communication (noun)

touchstone, measure, standard.

criterion (noun)

touchstone, measure, standard.

evidence (noun)

proof.

gauge (noun)

yardstick, gauge.

measure (noun)

decimeter, block, decameter, angstrom, foot, league, step, minute, centimeter, furlong, fathom, mil, measure, second, knot, ell, micron, kilometer, inch, hectometer, yard, mile, gauge, cubit, rod, meter, millimeter.

reference point (noun)

benchmark.

test, gauge for judgment (noun)

norm, measure, paradigm, touchstone, model, standard, canon, precedent, proof, yardstick, benchmark.

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