1. a standard or model or pattern regarded as typical
- the current middle-class norm of two children per family
2. a statistic describing the location of a distribution
- it set the norm for American homes
Similar word(s): average
Sentences with norm as a noun:
- Unemployment is the norm in this part of the country.
- Not eating your children is just one of those societal norms.
1. (analysis) To endow (a vector space, etc) with a norm.