[ krahy-teer-ee-uh ]
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  1. a plural of criterion.

Words Nearby criteria Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use criteria in a sentence

  • “An interested customer would apply and would have to satisfy the basic criteria,” said Rumido.

    Panel Discussion | The Daily Beast | September 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • This question, however, will rest upon those criteria alone which are of true chronological validity (see further Genesis).

  • Even in the case of the bloody sacrifice both criteria are, as a rule, involved.

  • As soon as this mutuality is broken the habitual criteria of the real again become operative.

    The Behavior of Crowds | Everett Dean Martin
  • It is servility to rule-of-thumb criteria, and a dullness of perception, a timidity in acceptance.

    Instigations | Ezra Pound
  • The common cant of criticism for generations had been that "sense" and "reason" were to be the only criteria.

    The English Novel | George Saintsbury