English to English adjective 1. Pertaining to an average or mean; medial; containing a mean proportion; of a mean size, quality, ability, etc.; ordinary; usual; as, an average rate of profit; an average amount of rain; the average Englishman; beings of the average stamp. source: webster1913
adjective satellite 2. approximating the statistical norm or average or expected value the average income in New England is below that of the nationof average height for his agethe mean annual rainfall source: wordnet30
3. lacking special distinction, rank, or status; commonly encountered average peoplethe ordinary (or common) man in the street source: wordnet30
4. lacking exceptional quality or ability a novel of average meritonly a fair performance of the sonatain fair healththe caliber of the students has gone from mediocre to above averagethe performance was middling at best source: wordnet30
5. around the middle of a scale of evaluation an orange of average sizeintermediate capacitymedium bombers source: wordnet30
6. relating to or constituting the most frequent value in a distribution the modal age at which American novelists reach their peak is 30 source: wordnet30
7. 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 20the median income for the year was $15,000 source: wordnet30
noun 8. a statistic describing the location of a distribution it set the norm for American homes source: wordnet30
9. (sports) the ratio of successful performances to opportunities source: wordnet30
10. an intermediate scale value regarded as normal or usual he is about average in heightthe snowfall this month is below average source: wordnet30
11. That service which a tenant owed his lord, to be done by the work beasts of the tenant, as the carriage of wheat, turf, etc. source: webster1913
verb 12. amount to or come to an average, without loss or gain The number of hours I work per work averages out to 40 source: wordnet30
13. achieve or reach on average He averaged a C source: wordnet30
14. compute the average of source: wordnet30
15. To find the mean of, when sums or quantities are unequal; to reduce to a mean. source: webster1913
16. To form, or exist in, a mean or medial sum or quantity; to amount to, or to be, on an average; as, the losses of the owners will average twenty five dollars each; these spars average ten feet in length. source: webster1913
