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model

mod·el

model

 
 
pronunciation:
ma dl
parts of speech:
noun, adjective, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a standard that is suitable for or worthy of imitation or comparison.
synonyms:
archetype, exemplar, ideal, paradigm, pattern, prototype, standard, type
similar words:
classic, criterion, guide, lead, light, mold, paragon, precedent, touchstone
definition 2: a representation or copy, often smaller than the original and used as a guide to making a thing in full size.
 
synonyms:
replica
similar words:
archetype, copy, dummy, facsimile, miniature, pattern, representation, type
definition 3: a particular type or style of a product.
synonyms:
make
similar words:
brand, edition, pattern, style, type, variety, version
definition 4: a person who poses for a visual artist.
similar words:
subject
definition 5: a person employed to display clothing by wearing it for customers or posing for photographic advertisements.
synonyms:
mannequin
similar words:
manikin
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: serving as a pattern for imitation or comparison.
a model parent
synonyms:
exemplary, ideal
similar words:
classic, consummate, perfect
definition 2: being a model.
a model airplane
similar words:
dummy, ideal, miniature, small-scale, trial
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: modeled, modeling, models
definition 1: to plan or form according to a pattern.
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 display by wearing.
She models clothing.
similar words:
display, exhibit, show, wear
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to serve or work as a fashion model or subject for visual artists.
similar words:
pose
definition 2: to construct a model or models.
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derivation: modeler (n.)
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