1.Definition: a representative form or pattern
"I profited from his example"
Related Noun(s):modelCategory: 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):exerciseCategory: 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):illustration, instance, representativeCategory: 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"
5.Definition: punishment intended as a warning to others
"They decided to make an example of him"
Related Noun(s):lessonCategory: General