Definition for average

adjective as in numerical mean

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intermediate, medium, middle

noun as in normal, typical amount

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median, standard

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mean, medium, middle, midpoint, norm, par, rule

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verb as in obtain numerical mean

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balance, equate

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even out

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Example Sentences

That is roughly in line with a Post average of recent polls from the state that put Biden’s advantage at seven points.

FiveThirtyEight’s average of state polls at the end of the 2016 race gave Clinton a five-point lead in Wisconsin and an eight-point lead in Minnesota.

Since the lockout of 2004-05, five cup winners have averaged fewer goals per game.

The Wisconsin poll is consistent with other recent polls in the state, with The Post’s average showing Biden’s margin at seven points, narrower than in midsummer but not much different from what it was immediately after the GOP convention.

That is a somewhat larger margin than a Washington Post average of recent polls in the state, which shows Biden’s lead to be seven percentage points.

Well over a thousand holes in, I average less than four strokes per hole.

On average, the vaccine has an efficacy of about 60 percent.

Average age ranges from 45 to 65, with her youngest client at 18 and the oldest in her 80s.

Ramos was 38—nearly two decades older than the average recruit.

All because Murthy believes that gun violence, which kills an average of 86 Americans every day, is a public health issue.

I do not think the average number of passengers on a corresponding route in our country could be so few as twenty.

Though the average speaker is generally limited by one type of voice, which he varies somewhat, it is not often disguised.

I should judge that a peck of corn is about the average product of a day's work through all this region.

The average citizen of three generations ago was probably not aware that he was an extreme individualist.

He was a pretty bright sort, that same Goodell, quick-witted, nimble of tongue above the average Englishman.


On this page you'll find 141 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to average, such as: mediocre, moderate, ordinary, regular, boilerplate, and common.

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