standard


standard
stan·dard n
1: something established by authority, custom, or general consent as a model, example, or point of reference
the standard of the reasonable person
2: something established by authority as a rule for the measure of quantity, weight, extent, value, or quality
3: the basis of value in a monetary system

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

standard
I noun archetype, basis of comparison, canon, comparison, criterion, example, exemplar, frame of reference, gauge, grade of excellence guide, ideal, level of excellence, measure, model, norm, norma, paradigm, paragon, pattern, precedent, prototype, regula, touchstone associated concepts: standard established by law, standard of care, standard of conduct, standard of proof II index broad, bylaw, canon, code, constant, conventional, cornerstone, criterion, customary, decorum, designation (symbol), epitome, example, exemplar, familiar (customary), general, habitual, household (familiar), law, mediocre, model, mundane, norm, normal (regular), ordinary, paradigm, paragon, pattern, popular, precedent, prevalent, principle (axiom), pro forma, prototype, rate, regular (conventional), repeated, representative, routine, rule (guide), stare decisis, typical, uniform, usual

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


standard
n.
A norm; an established practice; a level, quality, or idea used as a benchmark for comparison.
adj.
Accepted; normal.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

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