Definitions: (noun) A norm is the usual situation, amount, level, etc.
Examples: (noun) Many teens find it very important to conform to group norms. (noun) His income is slightly above the norm for someone in his position. (noun) CDs are dying out and MP3s are becoming the norm.
Synonyms: nouns: standard, model, average.
Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 9 A