Textual thesaurus for "average"

(adj) ordinary

lacking special distinction, rank, or status; commonly encountered

average people; the ordinary (or common) man in the street

(adj) intermediate, medium

around the middle of a scale of evaluation

an orange of average size; intermediate capacity; medium bombers

(adj) mean

approximating the statistical norm or average or expected value

the average income in New England is below that of the nation; of average height for his age; the mean annual rainfall

(adj) median

relating to or constituting the middle value of an ordered set of values (or the average of the middle two in a set with an even number of values)

the median value of 17, 20, and 36 is 20; the median income for the year was $15,000

(adj) modal

relating to or constituting the most frequent value in a distribution

the modal age at which American novelists reach their peak is 30

(adj) fair, mediocre, middling

lacking exceptional quality or ability

a novel of average merit; only a fair performance of the sonata; in fair health; the caliber of the students has gone from mediocre to above average; the performance was middling at best

(noun) norm

a statistic describing the location of a distribution

it set the norm for American homes

(verb) average out

compute the average of

(verb) average out

amount to or come to an average, without loss or gain

The number of hours I work per work averages out to 40