- 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[transitive, intransitive] average (something) to calculate the average of something Earnings are averaged over the whole period. Phrasal Verbsaverage out (at something)average somethingout (at something)
NAmE//ˈævrɪdʒ//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they average
he / she / it averages
past simple averaged
-ing form averaging