something set up as an example against which others of the same type are compared <that last dining experience was not quite up to par> Synonyms bar
, gold standard
Related Words case
the state or fact of being exactly the same in number, amount, status, or quality <these California wines are on a par with the best produced in Europe> Related Words comparability
Near Antonyms difference
what is typical of a group, class, or series <a pulse of 70 is par for people of that age group>
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