on (a) par with

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of on (a) par with

:at the same level or standard as (someone or something else)
  • The new version of the software is on a par with the old one.
  • His new book is on par with his best sellers.

Word by Word Definitions

par play
  1. : the established value of the monetary unit of one country expressed in terms of the monetary unit of another country using the same metal as the standard of value

  2. : the face amount of an instrument of value (such as a check or note): such as

  3. : the monetary value assigned to each share of stock in the charter of a corporation

  1. : to score par on (a hole)


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