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average

Synonyms of average in English:

noun

  • 1 the price is above the national average
    mean, median, mode;
    norm, standard, rule, par
  • adjective

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  • 1 the average temperature in May
    mean, median, modal
  • 2 a woman of average height
    ordinary, standard, normal, typical, regular;
  • 3 a very average director
    mediocre, second-rate, undistinguished, ordinary, middle-of-the-road, unexceptional, unexciting, unremarkable, unmemorable, indifferent, pedestrian, lackluster, forgettable, amateurish
    informal OK, so-so, 'comme ci, comme ça', fair-to-middling, no great shakes, underwhelming, plain-vanilla
    [Antonyms] outstanding, exceptional
  • Phrases

    on average

    1
    on average, we get about two million visitors each year

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