Definition of Criterion:

  1. A principle or standard by which something may be judged or decided.

  2. A standard by which something can be judged or decided. In a typical context, there is more than one criterion under consideration and thus the plural critieria is more commonly encountered.

Synonyms of Criterion

Procrustean law, Acid test, Adjudgment, Antetype, Antitype, Archetype, Assay, Barometer, Benchmark, Biotype, Blank determination, Brouillon, Canon, Check, Classic example, Code, Crucial test, Crucible, Degree, Determination, Docimasy, Epitome, Essay, Feeling out, First draft, Form, Formality, Formula, Formulary, Fugleman, Fugler, Gauge, Genotype, Graduated scale, Guideline, Imitatee, Judgment, Kiteflying, Law, Law of nature, Lead, Maxim, Measure, Mirror, Model, Norm, Norma, Ordeal, Order of nature, Original, Paradigm, Parameter, Pattern, Precedent, Prescribed form, Prescription, Principle, Probation, Proof, Prototype, Quantity, Reading, Readout, Regulation, Representative, Rough draft, Rough sketch, Rule, Scale, Set form, Sounding out, Standard, Standing order, Test, Test case, Touchstone, Trial, Try, Type, Type species, Type specimen, Universal law, Urtext, Value, Verification, Yardstick, Basis, Point of reference, Standard, Norm, Yardstick, Benchmark, Touchstone, Test, Formula, Measure, Gauge, Scale, Barometer, Indicator, Litmus test

How to use Criterion in a sentence?

  1. The launch came too close to violating safety criteria.
  2. The Board of Directors had strong opinions about the merger, but for Zachary, the only criterion that mattered was exactly how much money he would receive.
  3. The criterion for success of the new product was that it would sell at least 5,000 units before the autumn of 2014.
  4. Based on your job application submitted to our company, we we feel the criterion demonstrated in your previous occupation is of the highest regard.

Meaning of Criterion & Criterion Definition


Criterion Meanings:

  1. Criterion means, Principles or standards by which other things or people can be compared or decisions can be made.

Meanings of Criterion

  1. The principle or standard by which something can be decided or judged.

Sentences of Criterion

  1. The start was very close to violating safety standards