Definitions for example

Definitions for (noun) example

Main entry: example, exercise

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

Usage: you must work the examples at the end of each chapter in the textbook

Main entry: representative, illustration, instance, example

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

Usage: this patient provides a typical example of the syndrome; there is an example on page 10

Main entry: model, example, exemplar, good example

Definition: something to be imitated

Usage: an exemplar of success; a model of clarity; he is the very model of a modern major general

Main entry: example, model

Definition: a representative form or pattern

Usage: I profited from his example

Main entry: lesson, deterrent example, object lesson, example

Definition: punishment intended as a warning to others

Usage: they decided to make an example of him

Main entry: example, case, instance

Definition: an occurrence of something

Usage: it was a case of bad judgment; another instance occurred yesterday; but there is always the famous example of the Smiths

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