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1. example

noun. ['ɪgˈzæmpəl'] an item of information that is typical of a class or group.

Synonyms

  • specimen
  • sample
  • precedent
  • exemplar
  • instance
  • case
  • representative case
  • typical case
  • case in point
  • illustration

Antonyms

  • undock
  • disorient
  • uncreative
  • unoriginal

Etymology

  • example (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • essample (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Example

  • trample
  • sample
  • pampel
  • lampl
  • hample
  • hampel
  • ampal

How do you pronounce example?

Pronounce example as ɪgˈzæmpəl.

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How do you spell example? Is it exmaple ?

A common misspelling of example is exmaple

Sentences with example


1. Noun, singular or mass
For example, owls hunt for mice at night, who also happen to be nocturnal.

Quotes about example


1. That's all a man can hope for during his lifetime - to set an example - and when he is dead, to be an inspiration for history.
- William McKinley

2. Music is one of the noblest callings I can think of. It's the highest of all the art forms to me. For example, if my kid said to me, 'I want to give it all up,' whatever it is that they're doing, 'and I want to take my saxophone and go out,' I would say, 'May God go with you. This is a great and noble thing that you're doing.'
- Hugh Laurie

3. I believe in an India of pluralism and diversity, not of religious bigotry and caste politics. I believe in an India that is secure in itself and confident of its place in the world, an India that is a proud example of tolerance, freedom and hope for the downtrodden.
- Shashi Tharoor

2. example

noun. ['ɪgˈzæmpəl'] a representative form or pattern.

Synonyms

  • model
  • epitome
  • mental representation
  • loadstar
  • lodestar
  • archetype
  • pilot
  • paradigm
  • representation
  • guide
  • internal representation
  • template
  • type specimen
  • image
  • prefiguration
  • holotype
  • original
  • templet
  • microcosm

Antonyms

  • nonrepresentative
  • atypical
  • undemocratic
  • international law

Etymology

  • example (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • essample (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. example

noun. ['ɪgˈzæmpəl'] something to be imitated.

Synonyms

  • exemplar
  • model
  • good example
  • beaut
  • beauty
  • prodigy
  • pacesetter
  • ideal
  • pacemaker

Antonyms

  • conventional
  • last
  • secondary
  • derived

Etymology

  • example (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • essample (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. example

noun. ['ɪgˈzæmpəl'] punishment intended as a warning to others.

Synonyms

  • admonition
  • object lesson
  • warning
  • monition
  • deterrent example
  • word of advice

Antonyms

  • blame
  • abstain
  • artifact
  • disappearance

Etymology

  • example (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • essample (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. example

noun. ['ɪgˈzæmpəl'] an occurrence of something.

Synonyms

  • piece
  • occurrence
  • bit
  • mortification
  • instance
  • happening
  • clip
  • time
  • case
  • natural event
  • humiliation

Antonyms

  • beginning
  • ending
  • success
  • failure

Etymology

  • example (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • essample (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. example

noun. ['ɪgˈzæmpəl'] a task performed or problem solved in order to develop skill or understanding.

Synonyms

  • exercise

Antonyms

  • unworthy
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • example (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • essample (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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