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barometer

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of barometer

  1. something set up as an example against which others of the same type are compared <a legendary Broadway flop that has subsequently become the barometer by which failure in the theater is judged> Synonyms bar, standard, benchmark, criterion, gold standard, grade, mark, measure, metric, par, touchstone, yardstickRelated Words case, example, instance; average, norm, rule; acme, apex, meridian, peak, pinnacle, summit, zenithNear Antonyms aberration, abnormality, deviation





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