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example
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 6
1. One or a portion taken to show the character or quality of the whole; a sample; a specimen.
3. That which resembles or corresponds with something else; a precedent; a model.
5. An instance serving for illustration of a rule or precept, especially a problem to be solved, or a case to be determined, as an exercise in the application of the rules of any study or branch of science; as, in trigonometry and grammar, the principles and rules are illustrated by examples.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To set an example for; to give a precedent for; to exemplify; to give an instance of; to instance.
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