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Example

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Noun, Verb (transitive)
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ex=am=ple

CIDE DICTIONARY

Examplen. [A later form for ensample, fr. L. exemplum, orig., what is taken out of a larger quantity, as a sample, from eximere to take out. See Exempt, and cf. Ensample, Sample.].
  •  One or a portion taken to show the character or quality of the whole; a sample; a specimen.  [1913 Webster]
  •  That which is to be followed or imitated as a model; a pattern or copy.  [1913 Webster]
    "For I have given you an example, that ye should do as I have done to you."  [1913 Webster]
    "I gave, thou sayest, the example; I led the way."  [1913 Webster]
  •  That which resembles or corresponds with something else; a precedent; a model.  [1913 Webster]
    "Such temperate order in so fierce a cause
    Doth want example.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  That which is to be avoided; one selected for punishment and to serve as a warning; a warning.  [1913 Webster]
    "Hang him; he'll be made an example."  [1913 Webster]
    "Now these things were our examples, to the intent that we should not lust after evil things, as they also lusted."  [1913 Webster]
  •  An instance serving for illustration of a rule or precept, especially a problem to be solved, or a case to be determined, as an exercise in the application of the rules of any study or branch of science; as, in trigonometry and grammar, the principles and rules are illustrated by examples.
Syn. -- Precedent; case; instance.
Examplev. t. 
     To set an example for; to give a precedent for; to exemplify; to give an instance of; to instance.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
    "Burke devoted himself to this duty with a fervid assiduity that has not often been exampled, and has never been surpassed."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Example, n. & v.
--n.
1 a thing characteristic of its kind or illustrating a general rule.
2 a person, thing, or piece of conduct, regarded in terms of its fitness to be imitated (must set him an example; you are a bad example).
3 a circumstance or treatment seen as a warning to others; a person so treated (shall make an example of you).
4 a problem or exercise designed to illustrate a rule.
--v.tr. (usu. in passive) serve as an example of.

Idiom
for example by way of illustration.
Etymology
ME f. OF f. L exemplum (as EXEMPT)

THESAURUS

Example

admonishment, admonition, alarm, archetype, as an example, benchmark, call to mind, case, case in point, caution, caveat, citation, cite, cite a particular, criterion, cross reference, cross section, demonstrate, demonstration, deterrent example, document, emblem, embodiment, exemplar, exempli gratia, exemplification, exemplify, explanation, exponent, final notice, final warning, for example, for instance, give a for-instance, hint, illustrate, illustration, instance, item, itemize, lesson, little bite, little smack, model, monition, moral, name, norm, notice, notification, object lesson, particular, particularize, pattern, prototype, quotation, quote, reference, relevant instance, representation, representative, sample, specimen, standard, symbol, taste, taster, threat, tip-off, to illustrate, type, typical example, typification, ultimatum, verbum sapienti, warning, warning piece

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Example

Prototype

N prototype, original, model, pattern, precedent, standard, ideal, reference, scantling, type, archetype, antitype, protoplast, module, exemplar, example, ensample, paradigm, lay-figure, text, copy, design, fugleman, keynote, die, mold, matrix, last, plasm, proplasm, protoplasm, mint, seal, punch, intaglio, negative, stamp, a precedent embalms a principle, exempla sunt odiosa.

Conformity

N conformity, conformance, observance, habituation, naturalization, conventionality, agreement, example, instance, specimen, sample, quotation, exemplification, illustration, case in point, object lesson, elucidation, standard, model, pattern, rule, nature, principle, law, order of things, normal state, natural state, ordinary state, model state, normal condition, natural condition, ordinary condition, model condition, standing dish, standing order, Procrustean law, law of the Medes and Persians, hard and fast rule, conformable to rule, regular, according to regulation, according to rule, according to Hoyle, according to Cocker, according to Gunter, en regle, selon les regles, well regulated, orderly, symmetric, conventional, of daily occurrence, of everyday occurrence, in the natural order of things, ordinary, common, habitual, usual, everyday, workaday, in the order of the day, naturalized, typical, normal, nominal, formal, canonical, orthodox, sound, strict, rigid, positive, uncompromising, Procrustean, secundum artem, shipshape, technical, exempIe, illustrative, in point, conformably, by rule, agreeably to, in conformity with, in accordance with, in keeping with, according to, consistently with, as usual, ad instar, instar omnium, more solito, more-majorum, for the sake of conformity, as a matter of course, of course, pro forma, for form's sake, by the card, invariably, for example, exempli gratia, e, g, inter alia, among other things, for instance, cela va sans dire, ex pede Herculem, noscitur a sociis, ne e quovis ligno Mercurius fiat, they are happy men whose natures sort with their v, The nail that sticks up hammered down, Tall poppy syndrome, Stick your neck out and it may get cut off.

Expectance

N expectance, example, instance (conformity), normality (habit), nine days' wonder, expecting, unamazed, astonished at nothing, blase, expected, foreseen, unsurprising, common, ordinary, normal, typical, usual, naturally, as a matter of course, Int, no wonder, of course.

Teacher

N teacher, trainer, instructor, institutor, master, tutor, director, Corypheus, dry nurse, coach, grinder, crammer, don, governor, bear leader, governess, duenna, disciplinarian, professor, lecturer, reader, prelector, prolocutor, preacher, chalk talker, khoja, pastor, schoolmaster, dominie, usher, pedagogue, abecedarian, schoolmistress, dame, monitor, pupil teacher, expositor, preceptor, guide, guru, mentor, pioneer, apostle, missionary, propagandist, munshi, example, professorship, tutelage, professorial, qui doet discet.


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