Another word for model
A person or thing worthy of imitation
Anything that is copied
original, example, pattern, standard, precedent, archetype, prototype, type, paradigm, text, guide, design, mold, criterion, rule, touchstone, gauge, ideal, shape, form, specimen, exemplar, principle, basis, sketch, antetype; see also criterion.
A duplicate on a small scale
miniature, image, illustration, representation, reduction, statue, statuette, figure, figurine, effigy, idol, mock-up, skeleton, portrait, photograph, relief, print, engraving; see also copy, duplicate.
One who poses professionally
Kinds of models include: portrait, artist's, fashion, sculptor's, photographic.
model refers to a representation made to be copied or, more generally, to any person or thing to be followed or imitated because of excellence, worth, etc.; example suggests that which is presented as a sample, or that which sets a precedent for imitation, whether good or bad; a pattern is a model, guide, plan, etc. to be strictly followed; paradigm can refer to an example that serves as a model, but is uncommon now except in its grammatical sense of an example of a declension or conjugation giving all the inflectional forms of a word; archetype applies to the original pattern serving as the model for all later things of the same kind or to a typical or perfect example of a type; standard refers to something established for use as a rule or a basis of comparison in judging quality, value, etc.
To imitate a model
To serve as a model
Another word for modelnoun
A small-scale representation of something:miniature. See same
One that is worthy of imitation or duplication:beau ideal, example, exemplar, ideal, mirror, paradigm, pattern, standard. See good
To take as a model or make conform to a model.On, upon, or after: copy, emulate, follow, imitate, pattern (on, upon, or after). Idioms: follow in the footsteps of, follow suit, follow the example of. See same
To give form to by or as if by pressing and kneading:form, mold, shape. See surface
Having the nature of, constituting, or serving as a type:archetypal, archetypic, archetypical, classic, classical, paradigmatic, prototypal, prototypic, prototypical, quintessential, representative, typic, typical. See same, usual
Conforming to an ultimate form of perfection or excellence:exemplary, ideal, perfect, supreme. See good