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par

Synonyms of par in English:

noun

Phrases

below par

1
  • 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
    informal not up to snuff
    North American informal bush-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
    informal under the weather, not up to snuff, funny, peculiar, crummy, lousy, rough
    British informal ropy, grotty
    Scottish informal wabbit
    Australian/New Zealand informal crook
    dated seedy, queer
  • on a par with

    2
    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

    3
    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

    4
    those students whose grades are up to par
    informal OK, up to snuff

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