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criteria

[ krahy-teer-ee-uhn ]SEE DEFINITION OF criteria

Synonyms for criteria

  • benchmark
  • norm
  • precedent
  • principle
  • proof
  • touchstone
  • yardstick
  • archetype
  • basis
  • canon
  • example
  • exemplar
  • fact
  • foundation
  • law
  • measure
  • model
  • opinion
  • original
  • paradigm
  • pattern
  • prototype
  • rule
  • scale
  • standard
  • point of comparison
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Antonyms for criteria

  • change
  • conjecture
  • fancy
  • guess
  • possibility
  • probability
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CRITERIA

There are three criteria of goodness—beauty, symmetry, truth.

It concerns in part the criteria of valuation in the field of the social life.

The grounds for rejecting the criteria of the Roman law have been shown above.

These, it is said, are the criteria of progress; all else is misleading.

The main technique is study and constant reexamination of criteria.

He looked for the criteria of common interests; he sought a law, even here.

Other criteria may be stated, but these are sufficient for our present purpose.

There are, then, in man no criteria of truth absolutely isolated.

It is also concerned with principles and criteria of judgment.

Let him then use this knowledge as he has learned to use his knowledge of the other criteria.

WORD ORIGIN

1620s, plural of criterion (q.v.).

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