Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See bond.
  • n. Synonyms and Medium, etc. See mean, n.
  • Equal in amount to the sum of all the particular quantities of the same sort divided by the number of them: as, the average yield of wheat to the acre; the average price of anything for a year.
  • Hence—2. Of medium character, quality, etc.; midway between extremes; ordinary.
  • Estimated in accordance with the rules of average: as, the loss was made good by an average contribution.
  • Synonyms See mean, n.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

Sorry, no example sentences found.

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.