Synonyms for paradigm

Synonyms for (noun) paradigm

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: example, model

Definition: a representative form or pattern

Usage: I profited from his example

Synonyms: paradigm

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

Usage: he framed the problem within the psychoanalytic paradigm

Similar words: position, perspective, view

Definition: a way of regarding situations or topics etc.

Usage: consider what follows from the positivist view

Synonyms: 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)

Similar words: class, category, family

Definition: a collection of things sharing a common attribute

Usage: there are two classes of detergents

Synonyms: paradigm

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

Similar words: inflection, inflexion

Definition: a change in the form of a word (usually by adding a suffix) to indicate a change in its grammatical function

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