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standard
 n.  criteria; basis for comparison
Classic Sentence: (59 in 4 pages)
1  Apparently the place succeeded in satisfying him, and, to tell the truth, it was at least up to the usual standard of our provincial capitals.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Context  Highlight   In PART 1: CHAPTER I
2  A cultivated and decent man cannot be vain without setting a fearfully high standard for himself, and without despising and almost hating himself at certain moments.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
Context  Highlight   In PART 2: I
3  On the contrary, the characteristics of our "romantics" are absolutely and directly opposed to the transcendental European type, and no European standard can be applied to them.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
Context  Highlight   In PART 2: I
4  One could already see the soldiers' shaggy caps, distinguish the officers from the men, and see the standard flapping against its staff.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XVIII
5  But before he had finished speaking, Prince Andrew, feeling tears of shame and anger choking him, had already leapt from his horse and run to the standard.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XVI
6  Prince Andrew again seized the standard and, dragging it by the staff, ran on with the battalion.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XVI
7  One had saved a standard, another had killed five Frenchmen, a third had loaded five cannon singlehanded.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER II
8  And it occurs to no one that to admit a greatness not commensurable with the standard of right and wrong is merely to admit one's own nothingness and immeasurable meanness.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER XVIII
9  For us with the standard of good and evil given us by Christ, no human actions are incommensurable.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER XVIII
10  He could not have said by what standard he judged what he should or should not do, but the standard was quite firm and definite in his own mind.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 16: CHAPTER VII
11  There was no standard to judge them by.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IX
12  She did not stop to think that Ellen's ordered world was gone and a brutal world had taken its place, a world wherein every standard, every value had changed.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXV
13  No, it did not occur to Melanie that people rallied round her as round a worn and loved standard.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLI
14  That's the next stage: the desire to imply that one has been to Europe, and has a standard.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
15  Monsieur Ratignolle stared a little, and turned to ask Mademoiselle Reisz if she considered the symphony concerts up to the standard which had been set the previous winter.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XXX
Example Sentence: (151 in 11 pages)
16  White is the standard colour for this model of refrigerator.
17  Your behavior does not come up to the expected standard.
18  We'll continue to fight for a decent standard of living for our members.
19  Our responsibility is to level up the standard of the people's material and cultural life.
20  Government inspections ensure a high degree of uniformity in the standard of service.
21  The relatively continuous use of standard system outputs to determine the necessity for corrective action.
22  A reduced standard of living will develop from increasing taxation and rising unemployment.
23  The standard of living today is on the edge of subsistence.
24  There are three categories of accommodation - standard, executive and deluxe.
25  Televisions are a standard feature in most hotel rooms.
26  There is a standard form of oath used in lawcourts.
27  The general standard of racing was abysmal.
28  The lenses are ground to a high standard of precision.
29  The hotel offers a high standard of comfort and service.
30  The standard of her work is high.