Definitions for paradigm

Definitions for (noun) paradigm

Main entry: paradigm, image, epitome, prototype

Definition: a standard or typical example

Usage: he is the prototype of good breeding; he provided America with an image of the good father

Main entry: paradigm

Definition: the generally accepted perspective of a particular discipline at a given time

Usage: he framed the problem within the psychoanalytic paradigm

Main entry: substitution class, paradigm

Definition: the class of all items that can be substituted into the same position (or slot) in a grammatical sentence (are in paradigmatic relation with one another)

Main entry: paradigm

Definition: systematic arrangement of all the inflected forms of a word

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