# 'average' 的定义

1. 可数名词

An average is the result that you get when you add two or more numbers together and divide the total by the number of numbers you added
together.

Take the average of those ratios and multiply by a hundred. [+ of]

Average is also an adjective.

The average price of goods rose by just 2.2%.

The average age of the women interviewed was only 21.5.

2. 单数名词

3. 形容词 [ADJECTIVE noun]

An average person or thing is typical or normal.

The average adult man burns 1,500 to 2,000 calories per day.

Packaging is about a third of what is found in an average British dustbin.

4. 单数名词

An amount or quality that is the average is the normal amount or quality for a particular group of things or people.

Most areas suffered more rain than usual, with Northern Ireland getting double the
average for the month.

Average is also an adjective.

£2.20 for a coffee is average.

...a woman of average height.

5. 形容词

6. 动词

To average a particular amount means to do, get, or produce that amount as an average over a
period of time.

We averaged 42 miles per hour. [VERB noun]

...pay increases averaging 9.75%. [VERB noun]

8.

**动词短语：**

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名词

1.

the numerical result obtained by dividing the sum of two or more quantities by the number of quantities; an arithmetic mean

形容词

7.

constituting an average

the average speed is high

不及物动词词形ˈaveraged or ˈaveraging

9.

to be or amount to on an average

the children average six years of age

及物动词

12.

to calculate the average or mean of

13.

to do, take, etc. on an average

to average six hours of sleep a night

14.

to divide proportionately among more than two

they averaged the loss among themselves

SIMILAR WORDS: ˈnormal

SYNONYMY NOTE: average refers to the result obtained by dividing a sum by the number of quantities added
[the average of 7, 9, 17 is 33 ÷ 3, or 11] and in extended use is applied to the usual or ordinary kind, instance, etc.; mean1 commonly designates a figure intermediate between two extremes [the mean temperature for a day with a high of 56° and a low of 34° is 45°] and figuratively implies moderation [the golden mean]; the median is the middle number or point in a series arranged in order of size [the median grade in the group 50, 55, 85, 88, 92 is 85; the average is 74]; norm implies a standard of average performance for a given group [a child below the norm for his age in reading comprehension]Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.

average 的词源

名词

2. Also called: arithmetic mean

the result obtained by adding the numbers or quantities in a set and dividing the total by the number of members in the set

the average of 3, 4, and 8 is 5

3.

(of a continuously variable ratio, such as speed) the quotient of the differences between the initial and final values of the two quantities that make up the ratio

his average over the journey was 30 miles per hour

5. (often plural) stock exchange

a simple or weighted average of the prices of a selected group of securities computed in order to facilitate market comparisons

6. on average

形容词

7.

usual or typical

动词

13. (transitive)

to perform or receive a typical number of

to average eight hours' work a day

14. (transitive)

to divide up proportionately

they averaged the profits among the staff

15. (transitive)

to amount to or be on average

the children averaged 15 years of age

16. (intransitive) stock exchange

to purchase additional securities in a holding whose price has fallen (average down) or risen (average up) in anticipation of a speculative profit after further increases in price

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派生形式

副词

averageness (ˈaverageness)

名词

average 的词源

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## average 的同义词

make on average, be on average, even out to, do on average

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## average 的趋势

极其常用。在柯林斯辞典中， average 是1千个最常用词之一。

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## average 的翻译

英式英语: average
/ˈævərɪdʒ; ˈævrɪdʒ/ ADJECTIVE

If you describe a figure as

*average*, you mean that it represents a numerical average.The average price of goods rose by just 2.2%.

- 美式英语: average
- 阿拉伯语: مُعَدَّل
- 巴西葡萄牙语: médio
- 简体中文: 平均的
- 克罗地亚语: prosječan
- 捷克语: průměrný
- 丹麦语: gennemsnitlig
- 荷兰语: gemiddeld
- 欧洲西班牙语: medio promedio
- 芬兰语: keskimääräinen
- 法语: moyen
- 德语: durchschnittlich
- 希腊语: μέσος
- 意大利语: medio
- 日语: 平均の
- 韩语: 평균의
- 挪威语: gjennomsnittlig
- 波兰语: przeciętny
- 欧洲葡萄牙语: médio
- 罗马尼亚语: mediu
- 俄语: средний
- 西班牙语: medio promedio
- 瑞典语: genomsnittlig
- 泰语: โดยเฉลี่ย
- 土耳其语: ortalama
- 乌克兰语: середній
- 越南语: trung bình

英式英语: average
/ˈævərɪdʒ; ˈævrɪdʒ/ NOUN

An

*average*is the result that you get when you add two or more numbers together and divide the total by the number of numbers you added together.Take the average of those ratios and multiply by a hundred.

- 美式英语: average
- 阿拉伯语: مُعَدَّل
- 巴西葡萄牙语: média
- 简体中文: 平均数
- 克罗地亚语: prosjek
- 捷克语: průměr
- 丹麦语: gennemsnit
- 荷兰语: gemiddelde
- 欧洲西班牙语: promedio
- 芬兰语: keskiarvo
- 法语: moyenne statistiques
- 德语: Durchschnitt
- 希腊语: μέσος όρος
- 意大利语: media
- 日语: 平均
- 韩语: 평균
- 挪威语: gjennomsnitt
- 波兰语: średnia
- 欧洲葡萄牙语: média
- 罗马尼亚语: medie
- 俄语: среднее арифметическое
- 西班牙语: promedio
- 瑞典语: genomsnitt
- 泰语: ค่าเฉลี่ย
- 土耳其语: ortalama
- 乌克兰语: середнє число
- 越南语: mức trung bình

英式英语: average VERB

To

*average*a particular amount means to do, get, or produce that amount as an average over a period of time.We averaged 42 miles per hour.

- 美式英语: average
- 巴西葡萄牙语: alcançar uma média de
- 简体中文: 平均为
- 欧洲西班牙语: hacer un promedio de
- 法语: atteindre en moyenne
- 德语: einen Durchschnitt erreichen von
- 意大利语: fare in media
- 日语: 平均する
- 韩语: 평균 ~이다
- 欧洲葡萄牙语: alcançar uma média de
- 西班牙语: hacer un promedio de

## 与 average相近的词

## average 的相关词汇

## 学习资源

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