established or well-known or widely recognized as a model of authority or excellence; "a standard reference work"; "the classical argument between free trade and protectionism"
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"
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,
commonly used or supplied; "standard procedure"; "standard car equipment"
regularly and widely used or sold; "a standard size"; "a stock item" Synonyms: stock,
an upright pole or beam (especially one used as a support); "distance was marked by standards every mile"; "lamps supported on standards provided illumination"
the ideal in terms of which something can be judged; "they live by the standards of their community" Synonyms: criterion,
a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated; "the schools comply with federal standards"; "they set the measure for all subsequent work" Synonyms: criterion, measure, touchstone,