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Overview of noun example

1. example, illustration, instance, representative -- (an item of information that is typical of a class or group; "this patient provides a typical example of the syndrome"; "there is an example on page 10")

2. model, example -- (a representative form or pattern; "I profited from his example")

3. exemplar, example, model, good example -- (something to be imitated; "an exemplar of success"; "a model of clarity"; "he is the very model of a modern major general")

4. example, deterrent example, lesson, object lesson -- (punishment intended as a warning to others; "they decided to make an example of him")

5. case, instance, example -- (an occurrence of something; "it was a case of bad judgment"; "another instance occurred yesterday"; "but there is always the famous example of the Smiths")

6. exercise, example -- (a task performed or problem solved in order to develop skill or understanding; "you must work the examples at the end of each chapter in the textbook")

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