HyperDic: example

English > 6 senses of the word example:
NOUNcognitionexample, illustration, instance, representativean item of information that is typical of a class or group
cognitionexample, modela representative form or pattern
cognitionexample, exemplar, model, good examplesomething to be imitated
communicationexample, deterrent example, lesson, object lessonpunishment intended as a warning to others
eventexample, case, instancean occurrence of something
actexample, exercisea task performed or problem solved in order to develop skill or understanding
example > pronunciation
Soundsihgzae'mpahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > example: 6 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningAn item of information that is typical of a class or group.
Examples
  • "this patient provides a typical example of the syndrome"
  • "there is an example on page 10"
Synonymsillustration, instance, representative
Narrowerapology, excuseA poor example
exceptionAn instance that does not conform to a rule or generalization
precedent, case in pointAn example that is used to justify similar occurrences at a later time
quintessenceThe most typical example or representative of a type
sampleA small part of something intended as representative of the whole / whole
specimenAn example regarded as typical of its class
Broaderinformationknowledge acquired through study or experience or instruction
Spanishejemplo
Catalanexemple
Adjectivesexemplarybeing or serving as an illustration of a type
Verbsexemplifyclarify by giving an example of
exemplifybe characteristic of
English > example: 6 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningA representative form or pattern.
Example"I profited from his example"
Synonymmodel
Narrowerlodestar, loadstarSomething that serves as a model or guide
microcosmA miniature model of something
original, archetype, pilotSomething that serves as a model or a basis for making copies
prefigurationAn example that prefigures or foreshadows what is to come
prototype, paradigm, epitome, imageA standard or typical example
template, templet, guideA model or standard for making comparisons
type specimen, holotypeThe original specimen from which the description of a new species is made
Broaderrepresentation, mental representation, internal representationA presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image
Spanishdechado, ejemplar, ejemplo, modelo, muestra
Catalanexemplar, exemple, model, mostra
Verbsexemplifyclarify by giving an example of
exemplifybe characteristic of
English > example: 6 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningSomething to be imitated.
Synonymsexemplar, model, good example
Narrowerbeauty, beautAn outstanding / outstanding example of its kind
pacesetter, pacemakerA leading / leading instance in its field
patternA model considered worthy of imitation
prodigyAn impressive or wonderful example of a particular quality
BroaderidealThe idea of something that is perfect
Spanishejemplar, ejemplo, modelo
Catalanexemplar, exemple, model
Adjectivesexemplaryworthy of imitation
Verbsexemplifyclarify by giving an example of
English > example: 6 senses > noun 4, communication
Meaningpunishment intended as a warning to others.
Example"they decided to make an example of him"
Synonymsdeterrent example, lesson, object lesson
Broaderadmonition, monition, warning, word of advicecautionary advice about something imminent (especially imminent danger or other unpleasantness)
Spanishejemplo, escarmiento, lección
Catalanescarment, exemple, lliçó
Adjectivesexemplaryserving to warn
English > example: 6 senses > noun 5, event
MeaningAn occurrence of something.
Example "but there is always the famous example of the Smiths"
Synonymscase, instance
Narrowerhumiliation, mortificationAn instance in which you are caused to lose your prestige or self-respect
piece, bitAn instance of some kind
time, clipAn instance or single occasion for some event
Broaderhappening, occurrence, occurrent, natural eventAn event that happens
Spanishcaso, ejemplo, instancia, vez
Catalancas, exemple
Verbsexemplifyclarify by giving an example of
English > example: 6 senses > noun 6, act
MeaningA task performed or problem solved in order to develop skill or understanding.
Example"you must work the examples at the end of each chapter in the textbook"
Synonymexercise
BroaderlessonA task assigned for individual study
Spanishejercicio
Catalanexercici

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