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Standards used for judging things - thesaurus

Synonyms

standard

noun

a level of quality or achievement, especially one that people generally consider normal or acceptable

quality

noun

a high standard

performance

noun

the standard to which someone does something such as a job or an examination

baseline

noun

a quantity, value, or fact used as a standard for measuring other quantities, values, or facts

benchmark

noun

an amount, level, standard etc that you can use for judging how good or bad other things are

measure

noun

a way of judging something

gauge

noun

a fact or event that can be used for judging someone or something

yardstick

noun

something that you compare similar things to, as a way of judging their quality or value

quality assurance

noun

the methods that a company uses to check that the standard of its services or goods is high enough

criterion

noun

a standard that is used for judging something or for making a decision about something

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caliber

the American spelling of calibre

calibre

noun

the level of someone’s ability, intelligence etc, or the standard or quality of something, especially when it is high

grade

noun

a level of quality or importance

guide

noun

something that helps you to make a judgment about something

index

noun

something that can be used for measuring how a situation is changing

level

noun

the standard of someone’s ability

par

noun

the usual or expected standard, especially the standard of someone’s work or health

rating

noun

a measurement of how good or popular someone or something is

standard

noun

a level of quality or achievement used for judging someone or something

touchstone

noun

a standard that is used for testing or judging other things

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gaslight

to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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