average (Noun) — (statistics) a statistic describing the location of a distribution. ex. "it set the average for American homes"
average (Noun) — (sport) the ratio of successful performances to opportunities.
average (Noun) — An intermediate scale value regarded as normal or usual. ex. "he is about average in height" ex. "the snowfall this month is below average"
average (Verb) — Amount to or come to an average, without loss or gain. ex. "The number of hours I work per work averages out to 40"
average (Verb) — Achieve or reach on average. ex. "He averaged a C"
average (Verb) — (arithmetic) compute the average of.
average (Adjective) — (statistics) approximating the statistical norm, average or expected value. ex. "the average income in New England is below that of the nation" ex. "of average height for his age"
average (Adjective) — Lacking special distinction, rank, or status; commonly encountered. ex. "average people" ex. "the average man in the street"
average (Adjective) — Lacking exceptional quality or ability. ex. "a novel of average merit" ex. "the calibre of the students has gone from mediocre to above average"
average (Adjective) — Around the middle of a scale of evaluation. ex. "an orange of average size"
average (Adjective) — (statistics) relating to or constituting the most frequent value in a distribution. ex. "the average age at which American novelists reach their peak is 30"
average (Adjective) — (statistics) relating to or constituting the middle value of an ordered set of values (or the average of the middle two in a set with an even number of values).