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Synonyms of par in English:



below par

  • 1 the team's performances have been consistently below par
    substandard, inferior, not up to standard, not up to scratch, under par, below average, lacking, wanting, second-rate, mediocre, middling, poor, bad, inadequate, unsatisfactory, uninspired, undistinguished
    informalnot up to snuff
    North American informalbush-league
  • 2 I'm feeling a bit below par this evening
    slightly unwell, not (very) well, not oneself, not in good shape, out of sorts;
    unhealthy, unfit, washed out, run down, tired, fatigued, peaky, liverish;
    sick, queasy, nauseous;
    British off, off colour
    informalunder the weather, not up to snuff, funny, peculiar, crummy, lousy, rough
    British informalropy, grotty
    Scottish informalwabbit
    Australian/New Zealand informalcrook
    datedseedy, queer
  • on a par with

    a degree of training on a par with the best cathedral choirs England has to offer
    as good as, comparable with, in the same class/league as, equivalent to, much the same as, equal to, a match for, on a level with, on an equal footing with, of the same standard as

    par for the course

    long hours are par for the course in catering
    normal, typical, standard, usual, predictable, what one would expect, only to be expected

    up to par

    those students whose grades are up to par
    informalOK, up to snuff

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