A lot of thesaurus - A little bit dictionary


Overview of noun pattern
1. form, shape, pattern -- (a perceptual structure; "the composition presents problems for students of musical form"; "a visual pattern must include not only objects but the spaces between them")

2. practice, pattern -- (a customary way of operation or behavior; "it is their practice to give annual raises"; "they changed their dietary pattern")

3. design, pattern, figure -- (a decorative or artistic work; "the coach had a design on the doors")

4. convention, normal, pattern, rule, formula -- (something regarded as a normative example; "the convention of not naming the main character"; "violence is the rule not the exception"; "his formula for impressing visitors")

5. pattern -- (a model considered worthy of imitation; "the American constitution has provided a pattern for many republics")

6. blueprint, design, pattern -- (something intended as a guide for making something else; "a blueprint for a house"; "a pattern for a skirt")

7. traffic pattern, approach pattern, pattern -- (the path that is prescribed for an airplane that is preparing to land at an airport; "the traffic patterns around O'Hare are very crowded"; "they stayed in the pattern until the fog lifted")

8. radiation pattern, radiation diagram, pattern -- (graphical representation (in polar or Cartesian coordinates) of the spatial distribution of radiation from an antenna as a function of angle)

Overview of verb pattern
1. model, pattern -- (plan or create according to a model or models)

2. pattern -- (form a pattern; "These sentences pattern like the ones we studied before")

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