Example synonyms

ĭg-zăm'pəl

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A step in proceeding; occasion or case
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An example:
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A simplified representation used to explain the workings of a real world system or event.
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A part, piece, or item taken or shown as representative of a whole thing, group, species, etc.; specimen; pattern
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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.
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To exemplify is defined as to be the perfect example of something or to give an example to illustrate a point.
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(Typography, by extension) The nature of a piece of alphabetic type, whether a “capital” (upper case) or “small” (lower case) letter.
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Something that serves as a warning or encouragement.
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The definition of an ideal is a person or thing that is thought of as perfect for something.
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Anything used as an example or lesson which serves to warn others as to the outcomes that result from a particular action or behavior, as exemplified by the fates of those who followed that course.
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A specific activity performed to develop or maintain fitness or a skill:
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A representative
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Any object, typically material, which is meant to represent another (usually abstract) even if there is no meaningful relationship.
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The full-scale model used in making a sand mold for casting metal
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(Psychology) A person who is regarded as embodying or conforming to a set image or type.
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(Uncountable) The text of newspaper articles.
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(Informal) A (specified kind of) individual or person
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Of such high quality that it should serve as an example to be imitated.
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Related as members of a substitution class
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A temporary manifestation or aspect of a continuing entity:
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A representative
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The action of the verb warn; an instance of warning someone.
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(Linguistics) A set of all forms which contain a common element, especially the set of all inflectional forms of a word or a particular grammatical category.
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(--- Law) 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.
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An object supported in an upright position, such as a lamp standard.
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The definition of a representative is a person or thing that is an example or someone who is authorized to speak for someone else.
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something to be imitated
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An original type, form, or instance serving as a basis or standard:
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A first form or model from which others are made or developed:
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(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”)
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The definition of a mirror is a surface that reflects, or anything that gives a true image of a person or thing.
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(Typography) A size of type between great primer and double pica. [from 18th c.]
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(Formal, often law) It or them, without a connotation of similarity.
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Quintessence is someone or something that is a classic example of a characteristic or persona.
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Giving or containing monition; admonishing
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Of or pertaining to a prototype
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Of or pertaining to a prototype; prototypical
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Of, relating to, or having the nature of a quintessence; being the most typical:
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(By extension) an object of scorn or derision
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A statement or an account describing something:
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(Of a class of items) A representative example.
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A brief story used to make a point in an argument or to illustrate a moral truth.
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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.
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A passage typically or frequently cited as authoritative in illustrating a certain point or subject
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(Computing theory) A tag attached to variables and values used in determining which kinds of value can be used in which situations; a data type.
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To give as a reason or proof; cite as an example
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To give definite, tangible, or visible form to; make concrete
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To make an epitome of; sum up.
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punishment intended as a warning to others
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(Slang) Incriminating information or evidence:
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To represent by an image, a form, or a model; symbolize or prefigure.
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(US) The dividing line formed by combing the hair in different directions. syn. transl.
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(Law) An officially certified copy of a document.
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An idealized type or model:
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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.
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(Idiomatic) An example that illustrates a point.
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The definition of an archetype is the first of its kind and the basis for all to follow it.
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The definition of an exponent is a person who establishes or promotes principles or methods.
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An instance that warns or discourages prospective imitators
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A representative
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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.
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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
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, model, sample, illustration, exemplify, case, lesson, ideal, object-lesson and exercise.