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Definitions of standard:

part of speech: adjective

Established by rule or model; as, a standard price; having a recognized value; as, a standard novel.

part of speech: adjective

According to some standard: legal: usual: having a fixed or permanent value.

part of speech: noun

An ensign or flag under which men are united for some common purpose; especially, a national ensign; that which is established by authority as a fixed rule or measure; test; an upright support.

part of speech: noun

That which is established as a rule, measure, or model; a criterion; a test; that which is of undoubted excellence; a standing tree or stem, as distinguished from a wall- tree; in mil., an ensign; a staff and flag, or colours; in carpentry, an upright support; in shipbuilding, an inverted knee placed upon the deck instead of beneath it; in coinage, the proportion of weight of fine metal and alloy established by authority.

part of speech: adjective

Having a fixed and permanent value; not of the dwarf kind, as a tree.

part of speech: noun

That which stands or is fixed, as a rule: the upright post of a truss: that which is established as a rule or model: a staff with a flag: an ensign of war: one of the two flags of a cavalry regiment ( not dragoons): ( hort.) a standing tree, not supported by a wall.

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Belonging equally to more than one; as common to the human race; public; usual; frequent; inferior; of low birth or origin; in grammar, applied to both masculine and feminine gender, or to any individual of a class; as, a common noun. ...

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