What does the word average mean?

Usage examples for average

  1. What does the average person in one class know of the life in another? – A Man and a Woman by Stanley Waterloo
  2. You say you wonder I'd trust Caroline to another man; I wouldn't to the average one. – Cap'n Warren's Wards by Joseph C. Lincoln
  3. For two days in January the temperature was ninety- one degrees below the freezing- point, and the average for that month was four degrees below that of frozen mercury. – True Tales of Arctic Heroism in the New World by Adolphus W. Greely