par

All Noun Adjective
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  • Even so when the new issue arrived it also sold below par.
  • Most states do not allow a company to issue stock below par value.
  • They were the only three players in the field under par for the tournament.
  • If the second team fail to reach the par score then they have lost.
  • This is pared down quite a bit from its intended eight-hour length.
  • The pared-down approach can also be seen in the way the business is run.
  • They also pared down the minor-league system to only six clubs.
  • They were always behind par, but never quite gave up.
  • The facilities that are offered at the school have increased in par with the buildings.
  • He was taken off the power play unit and dropped to the third paring within the first month.
  • We proved all that when we pared them down a bit. Cited from Phineas Redux, by Anthony Trollope
  • In urban India, girls are nearly on a par with boys in terms of education.
  • Only six players, Miller included, shot under par in the final round.
  • He called his own skills on the piano sub-par at the time.
  • If the paring makes a letter, it will be the initial of your future husband or wife. Cited from Maida's Little Shop, by Inez Haynes Irwin
  • They are of quite minor importance, and, beyond keeping them well pared down, need no attention. Cited from Diseases of the Horse's Foot, by Harry Caulton Reeks
  • The average rate of population growth is just over two percent, about on par with that of the state.
  • However, some found her lyrics to be sub-par to her singing and musical ability.
  • Both players had made par on all seven previous holes throughout the playoff until this point.
  • They Pars maintained second place during eight league matches in March and April.
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Meaning of par

  • noun (golf) the standard number of strokes set for each hole on a golf course, or for the entire course
    a par-5 hole, par for this course is 72
  • verb Make a score (on a hole) equal to par