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    model - Dictionary definition and meaning for word model

    Definition
    (noun) a hypothetical description of a complex entity or process
    Example Sentence
    • the computer program was based on a model of the circulatory and respiratory systems
    Definition
    (noun) a type of product
    Example Sentence
    • his car was an old model
    Definition
    (noun) a person who poses for a photographer or painter or sculptor
    Synonyms : poser
    Example Sentence
    • the president didn't have time to be a model so the artist worked from photos
    Definition
    (noun) representation of something (sometimes on a smaller scale)
    Synonyms : simulation
    Definition
    (noun) something to be imitated
    Synonyms : example , exemplar , good example
    Example Sentence
    • an exemplar of success
    • a model of clarity
    • he is the very model of a modern major general
    Definition
    (noun) someone worthy of imitation
    Synonyms : role model
    Example Sentence
    • every child needs a role model
    Definition
    (noun) a representative form or pattern
    Synonyms : example
    Example Sentence
    • I profited from his example
    Definition
    (noun) a woman who wears clothes to display fashions
    Example Sentence
    • she was too fat to be a mannequin
    Definition
    (noun) the act of representing something (usually on a smaller scale)
    Synonyms : modeling , modelling
    Definition
    (verb) plan or create according to a model or models
    Synonyms : pattern
    Definition
    (verb) form in clay, wax, etc
    Synonyms : mold , mould
    Example Sentence
    • model a head with clay
    Definition
    (verb) assume a posture as for artistic purposes
    Synonyms : pose , posture , sit
    Example Sentence
    • We don't know the woman who posed for Leonardo so often
    Definition
    (verb) display (clothes) as a mannequin
    Example Sentence
    • model the latest fashion
    Definition
    (verb) create a representation or model of
    Synonyms : simulate
    Example Sentence
    • The pilots are trained in conditions simulating high-altitude flights
    Definition
    (verb) construct a model of
    Synonyms : mock up
    Example Sentence
    • model an airplane
    Definition
    (adj) worthy of imitation
    Synonyms : exemplary
    Example Sentence
    • exemplary behavior
    • model citizens
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