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model

mod·el

model

 
 
pronunciation:
ma dl
parts of speech:
noun, adjective, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an example that should be copied or an ideal that others are compared to.
Mr. Magnus, the millionaire, is my model of success.
synonyms:
ideal, pattern, standard
similar words:
guide, mold, precedent
definition 2: a small copy of something, often used as a guide to making the thing in full size.
We make a model of a new machine before we build it full size.
 
similar words:
copy, dummy, facsimile, miniature, pattern, representation
definition 3: a particular type or style of a product.
The salesman showed us a newer model of car.
synonyms:
make
similar words:
brand, edition, style, type, variety, version
definition 4: a person who poses for a painter, photographer, or other artist.
similar words:
subject
definition 5: a person whose job is to display new clothing by wearing it for customers or posing for photographs.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: serving as an example or ideal that should be copied.
Carmen has always been a model citizen who works to help the community.
synonyms:
ideal
similar words:
classic, perfect
definition 2: being a model.
His hobby is building model airplanes.
similar words:
ideal, miniature, trial
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: modeled, modeling, models
definition 1: to plan or form according to a model.
She modeled herself after her mother.
synonyms:
fashion, pattern
similar words:
form, mold, shape
definition 2: to form or shape.
He modeled the clay.
synonyms:
fashion, form, mold, shape
similar words:
sculpt
definition 3: to work as a fashion model or an artist's model.
She modeled for fashion magazines before she went into acting.
similar words:
pose
derivation: modeler (n.)
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