HyperDic: model

English > 16 senses of the word model:
NOUNcognitionmodel, theoretical account, frameworka hypothetical description of a complex entity or process
cognitionmodela type of product
person model, posera person who poses for a photographer or painter or sculptor
artifactmodel, simulationrepresentation of something (sometimes on a smaller scale)
cognitionmodel, exemplar, example, good examplesomething to be imitated
person model, role modelsomeone worthy of imitation
cognitionmodel, examplea representative form or pattern
person model, mannequin, manikin, mannikin, manakin, fashion modela woman who wears clothes to display fashions
actmodel, modelling, modelingthe act of representing something (usually on a smaller scale)
VERBcreationmodel, patternplan / plan or create according to a model or models
creationmodel, mold, mouldform in clay, wax, etc
perceptionmodel, pose, sit, postureassume a posture as for artistic purposes
perceptionmodeldisplay (clothes) as a mannequin
creationmodel, simulatecreate a representation or model of
creationmodel, mock upconstruct a model of
ADJECTIVEallmodel, exemplaryworthy of imitation
model > pronunciation
Soundsmaa'dahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > model: 16 senses > adjective 1
Meaningworthy of imitation.
Example "model citizens"
Synonymexemplary
BroaderworthyHaving worth or merit or value
Spanishejemplar, modélico
Catalanexemplar, modèlic
English > model: 16 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA hypothetical description of a complex entity or process.
Example"the computer program was based on a model of the circulatory and respiratory systems"
Synonymstheoretical account, framework
NarrowerCopernican system(astronomy) Copernicus' astronomical model in which the Earth rotates around the sun
M-theory(particle physics) a theory that involves an eleven-dimensional universe in which the weak and strong forces and gravity are unified and to which all the string theories belong
Ptolemaic system(astronomy) Ptolemy's model of the universe with the Earth at the center
mean sunA theoretical sun that moves along the celestial equator at a constant speed and completes its annual course in the same amount of time the real sun takes at variable speeds
simulation, computer simulation(computer science) the technique of representing the real world by a computer program
stochastic processA statistical process involving a number of random variables depending on a variable parameter (which is usually time)
string theory(particle physics) a theory that postulates that subatomic particles are one-dimensional strings
Broaderhypothesis, possibility, theoryA tentative insight into the natural world
Spanishmarco, marco teórico, modelo
Catalanmarc, marc teòric, model
Verbsmodelplan / plan or create according to a model or models
modelcreate a representation or model of
English > model: 16 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningA type of product.
Example"his car was an old model"
Broaderkind, sort, form, varietyA category of things distinguished by some common characteristic / characteristic or quality
Spanishmodelo
Catalanmodel
English > model: 16 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA person who poses for a photographer or painter or sculptor.
Example"the president didn't have time to be a model so the artist worked from photos"
Synonymposer
Narrowerartist's model, sitterA person who poses for a painter or sculptor
dressmaker's modelsomeone who models dresses
photographer's modelA model who poses for photographers
Broaderassistant, helper, help, supporterA person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
Spanishmaniquí, modelo
Catalanmaniquí, model
Verbsmodelassume a posture as for artistic purposes
English > model: 16 senses > noun 4, artifact
Meaningrepresentation of something (sometimes on a smaller scale).
Synonymsimulation
NarrowerfigureA model of a bodily form (especially of a person)
globeA sphere on which a map (especially of the earth) is represented
mock-upfull-scale working model of something built for study or testing or display
planetariumAn apparatus or model for representing the solar systems
restorationA model that represents the landscape of a former geological age or that represents and extinct animal etc.
roughcastA rough preliminary model
BroaderrepresentationA creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something
Spanishmaqueta, modelo, representación, simulación
Catalanmaqueta, model
Verbsmodelform in clay, wax, etc
modelconstruct a model of
modelplan / plan or create according to a model or models
English > model: 16 senses > noun 5, cognition
MeaningSomething to be imitated.
Examples
  • "a model of clarity"
  • "he is the very model of a modern major general"
Synonymsexemplar, example, 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
English > model: 16 senses > noun 6, person
Meaningsomeone worthy of imitation.
Example"every child needs a role model"
Synonymrole model
Narrowerideal, paragon, nonpareil, saint, apotheosis, nonesuch, nonsuchmodel of excellence or perfection of a kind
trend-setter, taste-maker, fashion arbitersomeone who popularizes a new fashion
BroaderleaderA person who rules or guides or inspires others
Spanishejemplo, modelo a imitar, modelo
Catalanexemple, model
English > model: 16 senses > noun 7, cognition
MeaningA representative form or pattern.
Synonymexample
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
Verbsmodelplan / plan or create according to a model or models
English > model: 16 senses > noun 8, person
MeaningA woman who wears clothes to display fashions.
Synonymsmannequin, manikin, mannikin, manakin, fashion model
NarrowersupermodelA fashion model who has attained the status of a celebrity
Broaderassistant, helper, help, supporterA person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
Spanishmaniquí, modelo
Catalanmaniquí, model
Verbsmodeldisplay (clothes) as a mannequin
English > model: 16 senses > noun 9, act
MeaningThe act of representing something (usually on a smaller scale).
Synonymsmodelling, modeling
NarrowersimulationThe act of imitating the behavior of some situation or some process by means of something suitably analogous (especially for the purpose of study or personnel training)
BroaderrepresentationAn activity that stands as an equivalent of something or results in an equivalent
Spanishmodelado, modelaje, modelización
Catalanmodelatge
Verbsmodelform in clay, wax, etc
modelconstruct a model of
modelplan / plan or create according to a model or models
English > model: 16 senses > verb 1, creation
Meaningplan / plan or create according to a model or models.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
Synonympattern
NarrowerscalePattern, make, regulate, set, measure, or estimate according to some rate or standard
sovietize, sovietisemodel a country's social, political, and economic structure on the Soviet Union
Broaderimitate, copy, simulateReproduce someone's behavior or looks
Spanishinspirarse en, tomar como modelo
Catalanformar, modelar
Nounsmodelthe act of representing something (usually on a smaller scale)
modelrepresentation of something (sometimes on a smaller scale)
modela hypothetical description of a complex entity or process
modela representative form or pattern
modeler, modellera person who creates models
English > model: 16 senses > verb 2, creation
Meaningform in clay, wax, etc.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelDid he model his major works over a short period of time?
Example"model a head with clay"
Synonymsmold, mould
Categoryart, artistic creation, artistic productionThe creation of beautiful or significant things
Broadershape, form, work, mold, mould, forgemake something, usually for a specific function
Spanishmodelar, moldear
Nounsmodelthe act of representing something (usually on a smaller scale)
modelrepresentation of something (sometimes on a smaller scale)
modeling, modellinga preliminary sculpture in wax or clay from which a finished work can be copied
modelingsculpture produced by molding / molding
English > model: 16 senses > verb 3, perception
Meaningassume a posture as for artistic purposes.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymspose, sit, posture
Categoryart, artistic creation, artistic productionThe creation of beautiful or significant things
NarrowerrampBe rampant
Broaderexpose, exhibit, displayTo show, make visible or apparent
Spanishposar
Catalanposar
Nounsmodela person who poses for a photographer or painter or sculptor
English > model: 16 senses > verb 4, perception
MeaningDisplay (clothes) as a mannequin.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
ModelThey model the cape
Example"model the latest fashion"
Broaderexpose, exhibit, displayTo show, make visible or apparent
Spanishvestir
Nounsmodela woman who wears clothes to display fashions
English > model: 16 senses > verb 5, creation
Meaningcreate a representation or model of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsimulate
Broaderre-createcreate anew
Nounsmodela hypothetical description of a complex entity or process
English > model: 16 senses > verb 6, creation
MeaningConstruct a model of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"model an airplane"
Synonymmock up
Broaderrepresent, interpretcreate an image or likeness of
Spanishmodelar
Catalanmodelar
Nounsmodel, modelling, modelingthe act of representing something (usually on a smaller scale)
modelrepresentation of something (sometimes on a smaller scale)
modeler, modellera person who creates models

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