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Another word for example

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Noun
  1. One that is representative of a group or class

      1. An individual, item, or part representative of a class or whole.
      2. An organism, part of an organism, or fossil that has been collected and usually preserved, especially for display or scientific research.
      3. A sample, as of tissue, blood, or urine, used for analysis and diagnosis.
      1. A portion, piece, or segment that is representative of a whole:
      2. A specimen taken for analysis or testing:
      3. A set of data or elements drawn from a larger population and analyzed to estimate the characteristics of that population.
      1. One that serves as an example or type for others of the same classification.
      2. One that serves as a delegate or agent for another.
      3. A member of a governmental body, usually legislative, chosen by popular vote.
      1. An example that is cited to prove or invalidate a contention or illustrate a point.
      2. A case or an occurrence:
      3. A step in a process or series of events:
      1. The act of illustrating or the state of being illustrated:
      2. A picture or image that is used to decorate or clarify a text.
      3. An example that is used to clarify or explain something.
      1. An instance or occurrence of a particular kind or category:
      2. An occurrence of a disease or disorder:
      3. A set of circumstances or a state of affairs; a situation:
    See also:

    substitute

  2. One that is worthy of imitation or duplication

      1. Serving as or conforming to an established or accepted measurement or value:
      2. Widely recognized or employed as a model of authority or excellence:
      3. Acceptable but of less than top quality:
      1. A usually repeating artistic or decorative design:
      2. A natural or accidental arrangement or sequence:
      3. A plan, diagram, or model to be followed in making things:
      1. One that serves as a pattern or model.
      2. A set or list of all the inflectional forms of a word or of one of its grammatical categories:
      3. A set of assumptions, concepts, values, and practices that constitutes a way of viewing reality for the community that shares them, especially in an intellectual discipline.
      1. A small object, usually built to scale, that represents in detail another, often larger object.
      2. A preliminary work or construction that serves as a plan from which a final product is to be made:
      3. Such a work or construction used in testing or perfecting a final product:
      1. A surface capable of reflecting sufficient undiffused light to form an image of an object placed in front of it.
      2. Something that faithfully reflects or gives a true picture of something else.
      3. Something worthy of imitation.
      1. A conception of something in its absolute perfection:
      2. One that is regarded as a standard or model of perfection or excellence:
      3. An ultimate or worthy object of endeavor; a goal:
      1. One that is worthy of imitation; a perfect example or model.
      2. One that is typical or representative; an example:
      3. A copy, as of a book.
      1. The concept of perfect beauty.
      2. An idealized type or model:
    See also:

    good

  3. A closely similar case in existence or in the past

      1. An act or instance that may be used as an example in dealing with subsequent similar instances.
      2. A judicial decision that is binding on other equal or lower courts in the same jurisdiction as to its conclusion on a point of law, and may also be persuasive to courts in other jurisdictions, in subsequent cases involving sufficiently similar facts.
      3. Convention or custom arising from long practice:
    See also:

    same

  4. An instance that warns or discourages prospective imitators

      1. A statement telling of or an indication providing evidence of impending danger, difficulty, or misfortune:
      2. Advice to be cautious:
      3. A cautionary or deterrent example:
      1. Something to be learned:
      2. A period of instruction; a class.
      3. An assignment or exercise in which something is to be learned.
    See also:

    warn

Another word for example

Noun
  1. A representative

      1. One that expounds or interprets.
      2. One that speaks for, represents, or advocates:
      3. A number or symbol, as 3 in ( x + y )3 , placed to the right of and above another number, symbol, or expression, denoting the power to which that number, symbol, or expression is to be raised.
      1. The act of quoting.
      2. A passage quoted.
      3. An explicit reference or allusion in an artistic work to a passage or element from another, usually well-known work:
      1. Something that represents something else by association, resemblance, or convention, especially a material object used to represent something invisible:
      2. An instance that typifies a broader pattern or situation:
      3. A printed or written sign used to represent an operation, element, quantity, quality, or relation, as in mathematics or music.
      1. An imitation or reproduction of an original; a duplicate:
      2. A file that has the same data as another file:
      3. One example of a printed text, picture, film, or recording:
      1. Preceding all others in time; first:
      2. Not derived from something else; fresh and unusual:
      3. Showing a marked departure from previous practice; new:
      1. A conventional, formulaic, and oversimplified conception, opinion, or image.
      2. One that is regarded as embodying or conforming to a set image or type.
      3. A metal printing plate cast from a matrix molded from a raised printing surface, such as type.
      1. An original model or type after which other similar things are patterned; a prototype:
      2. An ideal example of a type; quintessence:
      3. In Jungian psychology, an inherited pattern of thought or symbolic imagery derived from past collective experience and present in the individual unconscious.
      1. An original type, form, or instance serving as a basis or standard:
      2. An original, full-scale, and usually working model of a new product or new version of an existing product.
      3. A typical example of a class or category:
      1. A concrete illustration of a moral or principle.
      2. A lesson taught by using a material object.
      1. A small object, usually built to scale, that represents in detail another, often larger object.
      2. A preliminary work or construction that serves as a plan from which a final product is to be made:
      3. Such a work or construction used in testing or perfecting a final product:
      1. A usually repeating artistic or decorative design:
      2. A natural or accidental arrangement or sequence:
      3. A plan, diagram, or model to be followed in making things:
      1. A relevant illustrative example.
      1. The act of citing.
      2. A quotation of or explicit reference to a source for substantiation, as in a scholarly paper.
      3. A reference to a previous court decision or other authority for a point of law, usually by case title and other information.
      1. A portion, piece, or segment that is representative of a whole:
      2. A specimen taken for analysis or testing:
      3. A set of data or elements drawn from a larger population and analyzed to estimate the characteristics of that population.
      1. The act of exemplifying.
      2. One that exemplifies; an example.
      3. An officially certified copy of a document.
      1. One that is worthy of imitation; a perfect example or model.
      2. One that is typical or representative; an example:
      3. A copy, as of a book.
      1. A statement telling of or an indication providing evidence of impending danger, difficulty, or misfortune:
      2. Advice to be cautious:
      3. A cautionary or deterrent example:
      1. A portion, division, piece, or segment of a whole.
      2. Any of several equal portions or fractions that can constitute a whole or into which a whole can be divided:
      3. A division of a book or artistic work such as a film:
      1. An individual, item, or part representative of a class or whole.
      2. An organism, part of an organism, or fossil that has been collected and usually preserved, especially for display or scientific research.
      3. A sample, as of tissue, blood, or urine, used for analysis and diagnosis.
      1. One that serves as an example or type for others of the same classification.
      2. One that serves as a delegate or agent for another.
      3. A member of a governmental body, usually legislative, chosen by popular vote.
      1. An example that is cited to prove or invalidate a contention or illustrate a point.
      2. A case or an occurrence:
      3. A step in a process or series of events:
      1. An instance or occurrence of a particular kind or category:
      2. An occurrence of a disease or disorder:
      3. A set of circumstances or a state of affairs; a situation:
      1. The act of illustrating or the state of being illustrated:
      2. A picture or image that is used to decorate or clarify a text.
      3. An example that is used to clarify or explain something.
  2. Something to be imitated

      1. An act or instance that may be used as an example in dealing with subsequent similar instances.
      2. A judicial decision that is binding on other equal or lower courts in the same jurisdiction as to its conclusion on a point of law, and may also be persuasive to courts in other jurisdictions, in subsequent cases involving sufficiently similar facts.
      3. Convention or custom arising from long practice:
      1. A small object, usually built to scale, that represents in detail another, often larger object.
      2. A preliminary work or construction that serves as a plan from which a final product is to be made:
      3. Such a work or construction used in testing or perfecting a final product:
      1. A usually repeating artistic or decorative design:
      2. A natural or accidental arrangement or sequence:
      3. A plan, diagram, or model to be followed in making things:
      1. Serving as or conforming to an established or accepted measurement or value:
      2. Widely recognized or employed as a model of authority or excellence:
      3. Acceptable but of less than top quality:
    See also:

    model

Synonym Study

  • Illustration is used of an instance or example that helps to explain or clarify something this sentence is an illustration of the use of a word See also syn. study at model.
  • Case is applied to any happening or condition that demonstrates the general existence or occurrence of something a case of mistaken identity
  • Instance refers to a person, thing, or event that is adduced to prove or support a general statement here is an instance of his sincerity
  • Example is applied to something that is cited as typical of the members of its group his novel is an example of romantic literature