"averages" in the noun sense
1. average, norm
a statistic describing the location of a distribution
"it set the norm for American homes"
sports) the ratio of successful performances to opportunities
an intermediate scale value regarded as normal or usual
"he is about average in height"
"the snowfall this month is below average"
"averages" in the verb sense
1. average, average out
amount to or come to an average, without loss or gain
"The number of hours I work per work averages out to 40"
achieve or reach on average
"He averaged a C"
3. average, average out
compute the average of
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