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benchmark

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of benchmark

  1. something set up as an example against which others of the same type are compared this prize-winning biography will be the benchmark against which all others will be judged in future years Synonyms bar, barometer, standard, 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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