par

(noun, verb, preposition)

noun

1. (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

Definition categories: quantity, score

2. a state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced

- on a par with the best

Similar word(s): equality, equation, equivalence

Definition categories: state, position, status

Sentences with par as a noun:

- He needs to make this shot for par.

preposition

1. By; with.

verb

1. make a score (on a hole) equal to par

Definition categories: competition, hit, score, tally

Sentences with par as a verb:

- He will need to par every hole in order to win this game.