Definition of Parameter:

  1. A numerical or other measurable factor forming one of a set that defines a system or sets the conditions of its operation.

  2. Definable, measurable, and constant or variable characteristic, dimension, property, or value, selected from a set of data (or population) because it is considered essential to understanding a situation (or in solving a problem). Not to be confused with a perimeter, which sets the external boundary of a situation but does not help in assessing it, and a statistic is a measure of a sample and not that of a population.

Synonyms of Parameter

Tinstructions, Stipulations, Requirements, Conditions, Provisions, Restrictions, Provisos, Guidelines, Parameters, Order, Barometer, Boundaries, Boundary condition, Bounds, Bourns, Canon, Catch, Check, Circumference, Circumscription, Clause, Compass, Condition, Confines, Coordinates, Criterion, Degree, Donnee, Edges, Escalator clause, Escape clause, Escape hatch, Fine print, Fringes, Gauge, Given, Graduated scale, Grounds, Joker, Kicker, Limitations, Limiting condition, Limits, Marches, Measure, Metes, Metes and bounds, Model, Norm, Obligation, Outlines, Outskirts, Pale, Parameters, Pattern, Perimeter, Periphery, Prerequisite, Provision, Provisions, Proviso, Quantity, Reading, Readout, Requisite, Rule, Saving clause, Scale, Sine qua non, Skirts, Small print, Specification, Standard, Stipulation, String, Terms, Test, Touchstone, Type, Ultimatum, Value, Verges, Whereas, Yardstick

How to use Parameter in a sentence?

  1. The most important parameter of the user base was age, as that was most likely to correlate to the users purchasing decisions, as opposed to gender or location.
  2. The parameter s of the science experiment to test the reaction caused by lighting hydrogen with a match were clearly laid out so that the results would be accurate and quantifiable.
  3. In order to successfully complete the work order, it is important to understand the parameter s that the client is expecting in the product: number of words, quality of images, size of files.
  4. The transmission will not let you downshift unless your speed is within the lower gears parameters.

Meaning of Parameter & Parameter Definition