What is another word for norms?

63 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ nˈɔːmz], [ nˈɔːmz], [ n_ˈɔː_m_z]

Norms are commonly known as a set of rules or principles that are generally accepted by a society. These norms determine how individuals conduct themselves within society. Alternative synonyms for the word "norms" include standards, criteria, conventions, guidelines, or protocols. Standards define what is expected to be achieved or attained in terms of quality or quantity. Criteria refer to a set of conditions that are used to judge the success or failure of something. Conventions are customary practices that are accepted by a society. Guidelines outline a recommended course of action. Protocols are formalized sets of rules that are followed in a particular situation.

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Usage examples for Norms

Standards and norms of a new kind would be obtained.
"The Glands Regulating Personality"
Louis Berman, M.D.
And, as explained above, even after the Interim had become a dead letter politically, this controversy did not subside, because its paramount object was not merely to pass a correct judgment on past events during the Interim, nor even to obtain norms for similar situations in the future, but, above all, to eliminate from our Church the spirit of indifferentism, unionism, and of direct as well as indirect denial of the Gospel-truth.
"Historical Introductions to the Symbolical Books of the Evangelical Lutheran Church"
Friedrich Bente
The Soviet invasion of Afghanistan and the imposition of a puppet government have highlighted in the starkest terms the darker side of their policies, going well beyond competition and the legitimate pursuit of national interest, and violating all norms of international law and practice.
"State of the Union Addresses of Jimmy Carter"
Jimmy Carter

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