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Definition of average verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    average

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ˈævrɪdʒ//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they average
     
    he / she / it averages
     
    past simple averaged
     
    -ing form averaging
     
     
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  1. 1 [transitive] average something [no passive] to be equal to a particular amount as an average Economic growth is expected to average 2% next year. Drivers in Los Angeles can expect to average about 12 miles per hour (= to have that as their average speed).
  2. 2[transitive, intransitive] average (something) to calculate the average of something Earnings are averaged over the whole period.
  3. Phrasal Verbsaverage out (at something)average somethingout (at something)
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: average