Jump to word: 

Phrases starting with the letter: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Previous word: aver
Next word: Averno

Definition of: average

(avrij, avər·ij) noun
1. Math. a The quotient of any sum divided by the number of its terms; the arithmetic mean. b A number representing an array of values of which it is a function.
2. The ordinary rank, degree, or amount; general type.
3. In marine law: a The loss arising by damage to a ship or cargo. b The proportion of such loss falling to a single person in an equitable distribution among those interested.

1. Obtained by calculating the mean of several.
2. Medium; ordinary.
v. ·aged, ·ag·ing v.t.

1. To fix or calculate as the mean.
2. To amount to or obtain an average of: He averages three dollars profit every hour.
3. To apportion on the average.

4. To be or amount to an average. [< F avarie damage to a ship or its cargo (see noun def. 3) <Ital. avaria; ult. origin uncertain]

Most often used phrases:

average household
average family
average density
batting average
national average
run average
average literacy
average annual
average elevation
average speed
average score
average number
average temperature
average age
goal average

'average' used in million biggest domains list by Alexa.com:


'average' used in other domains:


Statistical data

"average" has the frequency of use of 0.0257% on city-data.com forum

"average" has the frequency of use of 0.0172% on en.wikipedia.org.

Phrases starting with the letter: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

User Contributions:

Comment about this word, ask questions, or add new information about this topic: