up to standard

Definition of up to standard

  1. :  good enough His work is not up to standard.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  in or into a higher position or level

    :  away from the center of the earth

    :  from beneath the ground or water to the surface

  1. :  risen above the horizon

    :  standing

    :  being out of bed

  1. : used as a function word to indicate motion to or toward or situation at a higher point of

    :  up into or in the

    :  in a direction regarded as being toward or near the upper end or part of

  1. :  one in a high or advantageous position

    :  an upward slope

    :  a period or state of prosperity or success

  1. :  to rise from a lying or sitting position

    :  to move upward :  ascend

    : used with and and another verb to indicate that the action of the following verb was either surprisingly or abruptly initiated

  1. :  a conspicuous object (such as a banner) formerly carried at the top of a pole and used to mark a rallying point especially in battle or to serve as an emblem

    :  a long narrow tapering flag that is personal to an individual or corporation and bears heraldic devices

    :  the personal flag of the head of a state or of a member of a royal family

  1. :  constituting or conforming to a standard especially as established by law or custom

    :  sound and usable but not of top quality

    :  regularly and widely used, available, or supplied

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