Part of speech:
A step in proceeding; occasion or case
something to be imitated
The act of illustrating; the act of making clear and distinct; education; also, the state of being illustrated, or of being made clear and distinct.
(US) The dividing line formed by combing the hair in different directions. syn. transl.
An original type, form, or instance serving as a basis or standard:
A part, piece, or item taken or shown as representative of a whole thing, group, species, etc.; specimen; pattern
The full-scale model used in making a sand mold for casting metal
A first form or model from which others are made or developed:
(Typography, by extension) The nature of a piece of alphabetic type, whether a “capital” (upper case) or “small” (lower case) letter.
(Slang) Incriminating information or evidence:
(Informal) A (specified kind of) individual or person
A goal or principle, esp. one of a noble character
(Uncountable) The text of newspaper articles.
Any object, typically material, which is meant to represent another (usually abstract) even if there is no meaningful relationship.
An idealized type or model:
The definition of a mirror is a surface that reflects, or anything that gives a true image of a person or thing.
A temporary manifestation or aspect of a continuing entity:
A specific activity performed to develop or maintain fitness or a skill:
(Typography) A size of type between great primer and double pica. [from 18th c.]
One who may speak for another in a particular capacity, especially in negotiation.
(Law) An officially certified copy of a document.
An order issued by a law enforcement officer to appear in court at a specific time to defend oneself against the criminal allegations contained in the order. See also summons.
The definition of an archetype is the first of its kind and the basis for all to follow it.
The definition of an exponent is a person who establishes or promotes principles or methods.
Convention or custom arising from long practice:
(Gram.) Any word or word group, as a pronoun, the verb to do, etc., used in place of another word or words (Ex.: did for shouted in “she shouted, and he did, too”)
An instance that warns or discourages prospective imitators
The definition of a quotation is words or phrases that are taken from someone else or from literary work or the asking price of something.
To make an epitome of; sum up.
Giving or containing monition; admonishing
Related as members of a substitution class
Of, relating to, or having the nature of a quintessence; being the most typical:
A statement or an account describing something:
A brief story used to make a point in an argument or to illustrate a moral truth.
The definition of an incarnation is a person who stands for some abstract idea, or a person who embodies a God or deity in the flesh.
A passage typically or frequently cited as authoritative in illustrating a certain point or subject
Quintessence is someone or something that is a classic example of a characteristic or persona.
To give as a reason or proof; cite as an example
To give definite, tangible, or visible form to; make concrete
To exemplify is defined as to be the perfect example of something or to give an example to illustrate a point.
To represent by an image, a form, or a model; symbolize or prefigure.
punishment intended as a warning to others
- 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
Find another word for example. In this page you can discover 74 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for example, like: instance, for-instance, exempli gratia (Latin), good example, illustration, part, prototype, model, stereotype, sample and lesson.