1. A level of quality or attainment.
2. Something used as a measure, norm, or model in comparative evaluations.
3. Used or accepted as normal or average.
4. (Of a tree or shrub) growing on an erect stem of full height.
Plural noun: Standards.
1. Their restaurant offers a high standard of service.
2. Standard trees are useful for situations where immediate height is needed.
3. Employees have to meet the standard of a company.