[noun] a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated; "they set the measure for all subsequent work" Synonyms: criterion, measure, touchstone
[noun] the ideal in terms of which something can be judged; "they live by the standards of their community" Synonyms: criterion
[noun] a board measure = 1980 board feet
[noun] the value behind the money in a monetary system Synonyms: monetary
[noun] an upright pole or beam (especially one used as a support); "distance was marked by standards every mile"; "lamps supported on standards provided illumination"
[noun] any distinctive flag
[adjective] conforming to or constituting a standard of measurement or value; or of the usual or regularized or accepted kind; "windows of standard width"; "standard sizes"; "the standard fixtures"; "standard brands"; "standard operating procedure"
[adjective] commonly used or supplied; "standard procedure"; "standard car equipment"
[adjective] established or widely recognized as a model of authority or excellence; "a standard reference work"
[adjective] conforming to the established language usage of educated native speakers; "standard English" (American); "received standard English is sometimes called the King's English" (British) Synonyms: received
[adjective] regularly and widely used or sold; "a standard size"; "a stock item" Synonyms: stock