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synonyms for criterion

  • 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 criterion

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  • change
  • conjecture
  • fancy
  • guess
  • possibility
  • probability
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How to use criterion in a sentence

Not only that, he drew a polygon with the fewest possible sides that met these criteria.
CAN YOU CROSS LIKE A BOSS?ZACH WISSNER-GROSSFEBRUARY 12, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Employees who meet certain eligibility criteria could receive as much as 600 hours — 15 work weeks — of extra leave time to be paid from a $570 million fund that the bill would create.
FEDERAL WORKERS COULD GET MORE PAID LEAVE IF COVID-19 PREVENTS THEM FROM WORKINGERIC YODERFEBRUARY 10, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Those criteria are the product of decades of field studies, through which scientists have amassed a vast reference dataset of fossil structures, against which researchers can compare and evaluate any new discoveries.
FOSSIL MIMICS MAY BE MORE COMMON IN ANCIENT ROCKS THAN ACTUAL FOSSILSCAROLYN GRAMLINGFEBRUARY 9, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Data can help point us to places where policing practices look the most problematic by these criteria.
THE POLICE DEPARTMENTS WITH THE BIGGEST RACIAL DISPARITIES IN ARRESTS AND KILLINGSSAMUEL SINYANGWEFEBRUARY 4, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Participants were all over the age of 18, hadn't received other vaccinations recently, weren't pregnant or drug users, and met a number of other criteria.
RUSSIA’S SPUTNIK V VACCINE LOOKS GOOD IN EARLY ANALYSISJOHN TIMMERFEBRUARY 3, 2021ARS TECHNICA
The criterion “what the men or boys run” should be well down the list in deciding.
SHOULD MEN AND WOMEN RACE THE SAME DISTANCE?MARTIN FRITZ HUBERJANUARY 27, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Travel Leaders allows you to search by geographic area and several other criteria.
HOW TO FIND A TRAVEL ADVISER AMID THE PANDEMICCHRISTOPHER ELLIOTTJANUARY 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Chetna Bindra, Google’s group product manager of user trust and privacy told Digiday criteria for what makes a server trustworthy will be hashed out with others participants contributing to the Privacy Sandbox project.
WTF IS FLEDGE?KATE KAYEJANUARY 27, 2021DIGIDAY
More worrisome, a majority of states have enacted, or are considering, new laws mandating how reading must be taught and setting narrow criteria for labeling students as reading disabled.
IS THERE REALLY A ‘SCIENCE OF READING’ THAT TELLS US EXACTLY HOW TO TEACH KIDS TO READ?VALERIE STRAUSSJANUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Jamie Boswell contended that cookery was the criterion of reason; for that no animal but man did cook.
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WORDS RELATED TO CRITERION

  • basis
  • control
  • criterion
  • diagnostic
  • example
  • exemplar
  • guideline
  • measure
  • paradigm
  • precedent
  • standard
  • threshold
  • touchstone
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.