Definition of Par

1. Noun. (golf) the standard number of strokes set for each hole on a golf course, or for the entire course. "Par for this course is 72"

Category relationships: Golf, Golf Game
Generic synonyms: Score



2. Verb. Make a score (on a hole) equal to par.
Category relationships: Golf, Golf Game
Generic synonyms: Hit, Rack Up, Score, Tally

3. Noun. A state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced. "On a par with the best"
Exact synonyms: Equality, Equation, Equivalence
Generic synonyms: Position, Status
Specialized synonyms: Egalite, Egality, Tie
Derivative terms: Equate, Equate

Definition of Par

1. n. See Parr.

2. prep. By; with; -- used frequently in Early English in phrases taken from the French, being sometimes written as a part of the word which it governs; as, par amour, or paramour; par cas, or parcase; par fay, or parfay.

3. n. Equal value; equality of nominal and actual value; the value expressed on the face or in the words of a certificate of value, as a bond or other commercial paper.

4. n. An amount which is taken as an average or mean.

Definition of Par

1. Initialism. ''planed all round'' (timber - meaning planed on all sides as opposed to rough sawn) ¹

2. Initialism. periodic automatic replenishment (inventory control - meaning fixed quantity of an item that must be kept on hand to support daily operations) ¹

3. Proper noun. the name of a town and beach near St Austell in Cornwall ¹

4. Abbreviation. paragraph ¹

5. Abbreviation. parallel ¹

6. Abbreviation. parenthesis ¹

7. Abbreviation. parish ¹

8. Preposition. By; with. ¹

9. Noun. Equal value; equality of nominal and actual value; the value expressed on the face or in the words of a certificate of value, as a bond or other commercial paper. ¹

10. Noun. Equality of condition or circumstances. ¹

11. Noun. (golf mostly uncountable) The allotted number of strokes to reach the hole. ¹

12. Noun. (golf countable) A hole in which a player achieves par ¹

13. Noun. Young salmon (qualifier also spelled parr) ¹

14. Verb. (transitive golf) To reach the hole in the allotted number of strokes. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Par

1. to shoot in a standard number of strokes in golf [v PARRED, PARRING, PARS]

Medical Definition of Par

1. See Parr. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Par

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par (current term)
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para-actinomycosis
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para aminobenzoic acid

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