Noun Definition

example

1.Definition: a representative form or pattern

"I profited from his example"

Related Noun(s):model

Category: General

2.Definition: a task performed or problem solved in order to develop skill or understanding

"You must work the examples at the end of each chapter in the textbook"

Related Noun(s):exercise

Category: General

3.Definition: an item of information that is typical of a class or group

"This patient provides a typical example of the syndrome", "There is an example on page 10"

Related Noun(s):instance, illustration, representative

Category: General

4.Definition: an occurrence of something

"It was a case of bad judgment", "Another instance occurred yesterday", "But there is always the famous example of the Smiths"

Related Noun(s):instance, case

Category: General

5.Definition: punishment intended as a warning to others

"They decided to make an example of him"

Related Noun(s):lesson

Category: General

6.Definition: something to be imitated

Related Noun(s):model, exemplar

Category: General