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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
    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

    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
    informal OK, up to snuff

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