Definitions of Criteria

  1. of Criterion
  2. A standard to judge by. See Critic.

Quotes of Criteria

  1. It may be an extreme example brought about by abnormal circumstances- but the criteria of human rights kick in, surely, precisely when the conditions are extreme and the situation is abnormal. – Breyten Breytenbach
  2. For the first time in my life, I want the right to get married. I've met somebody who meets the criteria of what I've always imagined in and wanted from a partner- someone to marry and to bring children into the world with. – Kyan Douglas
  3. The criteria for serving one's country should be competence, courage and willingness to serve. When we deny people the chance to serve because of their sexual orientation, we deprive them of their rights of citizenship, and we deprive our armed forces the service of willing and capable Americans. – Dianne Feinstein
  4. Questioning the nature and implications of liminal instances necessarily involves failure, if only in the specifically technical sense of entering spaces where prevailing criteria of success scarcely apply. – Brian Ferneyhough
  5. Among other things, the Real ID Act sets minimum security criteria that states would have to meet to have their driver's licenses accepted as identification to board a commercial flight or enter federal facilities. – Elton Gallegly
  6. All I can do is assess the value from Manchester United perspective. Whatever Chelsea do, they may have a different criteria and different financial assets. – David Gill
  7. What is the best music is impossible to define. Just because it's played by a virtuoso player, doesn't mean it's great music. It might not reflect the soul of a people, which is really my criteria for great music. – Mickey Hart
  8. Because of new technologies, new wealth, new conditions of domestic life and of international relations, unprecedented criteria and issues are coming up for national decision. – Herman Kahn
  9. Universities are the cathedrals of the modern age. They shouldn't have to justify their existence by utilitarian criteria – David Lodge
  10. People are different. People choose different criteria But if there is a better way among many alternatives, I want to encourage that way by making it comfortable. So that's what I've tried to do. – Yukihiro Matsumoto
  11. Choose a field that will supply sufficient remuneration to provide adequately for your companion and your children. I bear testimony that these criteria are very important in choosing your life's work. – Thomas S. Monson
  12. The best source for finding an agent is called Literary Agents of North America. It's a complete list of agents, not only by name and address, but by type of book they represent and by what their submission criteria are. – Sara Paretsky
  13. We can no longer apply the classic criteria to clearly determine whether and when we should use military force. We are waging war in Afghanistan, for example, but it's an asymmetrical war where the enemies are criminals instead of soldiers. – Otto Schily
  14. Information imposes certain criteria on how it can be stored. – John M. Smith

Usage examples for Criteria

  1. Some of the above criteria may be verified by a simple and obvious process, namely, a reference to the topographical nomenclature of our provinces. – The English Language by Robert Gordon Latham
  2. The special criteria of this chapter should be applied. – Elementary Guide to Literary Criticism by F. V. N. Painter
  3. For these coals it is sometimes desirable to supplement the chemical classification by physical criteria – The Economic Aspect of Geology by C. K. Leith
  4. In the degree to which these criteria can be made exact and objective, political decision, which is inevitably the concern of comparatively few people, is actually brought into relation with the interests of men. – Public Opinion by Walter Lippmann
  5. The only certain criteria of love are to be found in the manifestation of the altruistic factors- sympathy, gallantry, and self- sacrificing affection. – Primitive Love and Love-Stories by Henry Theophilus Finck
  6. It is probably more profitable, as Sidgwick says, " to turn from infallible criteria to methods of verification, from the search after an absolute test of truth to the humbler task of devising modes of excluding error." – Herbert Spencer by J. Arthur Thomson
  7. It is apparent also that Ogilvie's criteria include sympathy, for sympathy is that which compels the transmission of the poet's sentiments to his readers. – An Essay on the Lyric Poetry of the Ancients by John Ogilvie Commentator: Wallace Jackson
  8. The recognition which Socrates thus gives to criteria of knowledge is an expression of the logical interest. – The Approach to Philosophy by Ralph Barton Perry
  9. They're scared to throw old Rinehart out, of course- after all, he's let them keep their thumbs on rejuvination all these years with his Criteria and if they supported him they got named, and if they didn't, they didn't get named. – Martyr by Alan Edward Nourse
  10. Various criteria some of which are easy of application, aid in this determination. – The Prospective Mother A Handbook for Women During Pregnancy by J. Morris Slemons
  11. The criteria for determining the date of a psalm are few and meagre. – Introduction to the Old Testament by John Edgar McFadyen
  12. Dependent as they seemed to be on the frame of mind of observers and observed, they defied the ordinary criteria of detached and abstract observation. – Hegel’s Philosophy of Mind by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
  13. This is not saying that there will be no criteria by which conduct will be praised or deplored; it is simply saying that with the abolition of classes, morality, like the State, capital and wages, being a product of class- divisions, will cease to exist. – Socialism: Positive and Negative by Robert Rives La Monte
  14. The common cant of criticism for generations had been that " sense" and " reason" were to be the only criteria – The English Novel by George Saintsbury
  15. The criteria Buber describes as characteristic for " I- Thou" relation are subscribed to in my approach to nursing practice and in this human or phenomenological nursology approach. – Humanistic-Nursing by Paterson, Josephine G.
  16. The following chapters contain a series of University lectures, in accordance with these criteria and delivered originally to the elementary teachers of Trieste, now for the first time again an Italian city. – The Reform of Education by Giovanni Gentile
  17. But, though the criteria of plagiarism are neither obscure nor disputable, it is not easy, in this beaten track of literature, for persons of little reading to know what is, or is not, original. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  18. The conditions determining resistance are exceedingly variable, and no broad generalization can be made; but within a local province a given group of mineral deposits may characteristically form depressions or ridges, and thus topographic criteria may be very useful in exploration. – The Economic Aspect of Geology by C. K. Leith
  19. As for good acts candor, charity, justice oblige me not to assign evil motives, unless they serve some scandalous purpose or terminate in some manifest evil end, so justice, reason, and common sense compel me to suppose that wicked acts have been done upon motives correspondent to their nature: otherwise I reverse all the principles of judgment which can guide the human mind, and accept even the symptoms, the marks and criteria of guilt, as presumptions of innocence. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. X. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  20. Therefore, the resulting estimates may not be appropriate for other purposes, such as the development of seismic design criteria for a specific site. – An Assessment of the Consequences and Preparations for a Catastrophic California Earthquake: Findings and Actions Taken Prepared By Federal Emergency Management Agency by Various

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