or bench mark
verb (used with object)
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Example sentences from the Web for benchmark
Hong Kong’s benchmark index even rose 3% as investors piled back in.Cyberattacks disrupt trading on New Zealand stock exchange twice in 24 hours|eamonbarrett|August 26, 2020|Fortune
Its share performance has easily eclipsed the benchmark S&P 500, which has roughly tripled in value during the past nine years.Apple CEO Tim Cook is fulfilling another Steve Jobs vision|Rachel Schallom|August 24, 2020|Fortune
In benchmark tests Primer has published, its system has outperformed similar software created by Google and Facebook.
The district also released a set of benchmarks that must be met before it will physically reopen.Morning Report: How the City Came to Lease a Lemon|Voice of San Diego|August 11, 2020|Voice of San Diego
We have a couple of ways to track overall brand performance, you can use these to help benchmark efforts over time.
Taxes are an obvious benchmark, since right now, employed teenagers are literally subjected to taxation without representation.
The age at which children can be tried in adult court varies from state to state, but most set the minimum benchmark at age 14.
He was a benchmark, a mentor as an artist and as a man, and I just loved him with all my heart.Andrew Garfield on the Evils of Capitalism, the Hacking Scandal, and Criticism of ‘Spider-Man 2’|Marlow Stern|September 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Here's a key to understand the graph of accuracy: ● Lab: The polysomnograph, the benchmark for the other three.
Using the three states with the lowest mortality rate as the benchmark, they determined where the system breakdown begins.
And that is a good benchmark for us: Federal spending should not rise any faster than the paychecks of American families.
They set a standard which has remained the benchmark of Virginia political ethics.The Road to Independence: Virginia 1763-1783|Virginia State Dept. of Education
British Dictionary definitions for benchmark
- a criterion by which to measure something; standard; reference point
- (as modifier)a benchmark test