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par

Alternative clues for the word par

Hole number?

Three strokes, perhaps

Course average

Something to be up to

Figure to shoot for

Get a 3 on a 3, e.g.

It's normal for 28-Down

Average

Course number

Standard

Scorecard line

Golfer's goal

Something to shoot for

Bond principal

Hole number

It's frequently 72

Go for it

The usual

Score to beat, in golf

Expected result

Duffer's goal

38-Down benchmark

Norm

What's expected

72, often

Bond's base value

Good thing to break

What golfers try to break

Hole goal

When it's broken, that's good

It's usually 3, 4 or 5

Stock figure

Normal

Score that's "saved"

Target score

By its location [see adjoining squares of answer], a birdie

By its location [see adjoining squares of answer], a bogey

One over a birdie

Word before three, four or five, but not one

Scorecard figure

Course yardstick

It's occasionally 5

Hole stat

Something good to shoot

Scorecard number

Gold digger's quest

Course goal

It may not be easy to shoot

Just average

Something to try to shoot

What a golfer might shoot

Certain swingers try to make it

3, 4 or 5, typically, in golf

Acceptable shooting?

Thing to shoot for

Three, four or five, commonly

3, 4 or 5, but rarely 6

Scorecard heading

72, at Augusta

Number on a golf course

3, 4 or 5, usually, for a golf hole

See 34-Across and 45-Across

Number on a golf hole

Target for certain athletes

Links figure

It's bad to be over it

Two, for many minigolf holes

Course objective

72, at Pebble Beach

Score to aim for

Onetime name in late-night TV

Not unusual

Course guide?

40-Across's concern

Something that's good to break

Three, for a short hole

Course listing

Score between a birdie and a bogey

2, 3 or 4, usually, in miniature golf

Standard for the course

You may feel below it

Word often seen before 3, 4 or 5, but never 1

6 is a rare one

One of nine numbers on a card

Golf standard

Score between birdie and bogey

Score to shoot for

Golfing standard

It's hard to shoot

72, at Augusta National Golf Club

3, 4 or 5 on a golf hole, typically

Golf course target

Green yardstick

3, 4 or 5 on a golf course

It's not unusual

Golf target

4, maybe, on a golf hole

Duffer's delight

It's usually between 3 and 5

Course standard

It's not easy to shoot

5 is a high one

An eagle beats it

Golf goal

72, on many courses

72, for many golf courses

(in golf) the standard number of strokes set for each hole on a golf course, or for the entire course

A state of being essentially equal or equivalent

Shooter's target

N.Y.S.E. term

72, usually

Watson concern

Norm for Greg Norman

Average amount

Golf term

Equality

Norman's norm

Norm for Norman

Swedish author Lagerkvist

Birdie plus one

___ avion

Green mean

Eagle plus two

Palmer's concern

It's beaten by a birdie

Score for Chi-Chi

Linksman's standard

Duffer's dream

It's elementary, to Watson

Kind of score

Score to beat

Kind of stock

Shoot as expected on

Duffer's quest

Wall Street term

Links standard

This is elementary for Watson

Excellent drivers often break it

Face value

Common level

Golf norm

Normal condition

Bogey's better

Securities' nominal value

Score standard

Watson's 3, 4 or 5

Sports standard

Golf score

"Modern all ___" (anagram for Arnold Palmer)

Bogey minus one

Strange norm

Golfer's concern

Average for JoAnne Carner

Nominal value

___ for the course

Kind of boiled

Between a bogey and a birdie

Norm for JoAnne Carner

What concerns Watson

Not quite a birdie

Standard for Snead

Stock-market word

Golfer's norm

One less than a bogey

___ excellence

Word definitions for par in dictionaries

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
noun COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES par excellence ▪ Auguste Escoffier, master chef par excellence COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS ■ ADJECTIVE level ▪ Parsley was level par at the turn but found himself five down yet he never gave up. under ▪ Matthew battled...

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Bogey \Bo"gey\, n.; pl. Bogeys . [Also bogie and bogy , plural bogies .] A goblin; a bugbear. Syn: bogeyman. I have become a sort of bogey -- a kill-joy. --Wm. Black. (Golf) a score one stroke over par for a hole; formerly, the definition of bogey was the...

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
Etymology 1 abbr. 1 paragraph 2 parallel 3 parenthesis 4 parish Etymology 2 n. 1 Equal value; equality of nominal and actual value; the value expressed on the face or in the words of a certificate of value, as a bond or other commercial paper. 2 Equality...

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1620s, "equality," also "value of one currency in terms of another," from Latin par "equal, equal-sized, well-matched," also as a noun, "that which is equal, equality," of unknown origin. Watkins suggests perhaps from PIE root *pere- (2) "to grant, allot,"...

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
n. (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" a state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced; "on a par with the best" [syn: equality...

Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia
The computer program par is a text formatting utility for Unix , written by Adam M. Costello as a replacement for the fmt command. Par reformats paragraphs of text to fit into a given line length optimally, keeping prefixes and suffixes intact, which is...

Usage examples of par.

Saint Adjutor combla le gouffre en y jetant les chaines dont naguere il avait ete charge injustement par les infideles.

Apres dix-sept ans de travaux et de combats, Adjutor de Vernon fut pris par les Turcs, et enferme dans Jerusalem.

Novelli, le dos raide et la bouche tordue par un sourire aigre, complimenta Salomon pour sa bonne mine.

Lord King had recently issued a circular-letter to his tenants, that he would no longer receive bank-notes at par, but that his rents must for the future be paid either in English guineas, or in equivalent weight of Portuguese gold coin, or in bank notes amounting to a sum sufficient to purchase such an equivalent weight of gold.

Elle a vu son vieux genie de la terre, son dieu velu, Miraut, attache par une longue laisse a un arbre, au bord du puits.

Razac and the Blue Hills, to Arneis and Par Navon, and thus at last to the watchers in the Tower of Guard in Marneri, the High Tower at Castle Point in Kadein, or any of the other fortresses of the Argonath.

Cependant il a insiste, sinon pour avoir une reponse immediate, au moins pour arranger les choses de facon a ce que cette reponse ne soit point dictee par la seule inspiration.

Then, in a sudden quiet, just as the Biter stopped her forward movement and began to disengage herself and slide astern, the fore topsail yard, bumped and pulled and jostled in its par rels broke at the truss.

I could very well understand that my colleague, Sanzonio, should not complain of such treatment, because he was a blockhead, but I did not feel disposed to allow myself to be put on a par with him.

Le nocher peut mener sa nef Assurement par cette place Dans une tranquille bonace Sans redouter aucun mechef.

Je pars en avant, les miens me suivent, et nous tombons dans la redoute, terribles et rapides comme des boulets vivants.

Corysandre avait commence par se revolter devant cette exigence, puis elle avait fini par ceder aux raisons de sa mere.

Zanette, la prendre par la main devant tout le monde, lui donner la cocarde bleue.

Padishar was how Rimmer Dall had warned him that, like the First Seeker, Par, too, was a Shadowen.

Par feared that his affinity with the First Seeker, whatever its nature, let Rimmer Dall glean the secrets he would otherwise keep hiddeneven those he was not immediately privy to, those kept by his friends and companions.