Textual thesaurus for "example"

(noun) exercise

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

(noun) representative, illustration, instance

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

(noun) model, exemplar, good example

something to be imitated

an exemplar of success; a model of clarity; he is the very model of a modern major general

(noun) model

a representative form or pattern

I profited from his example

(noun) lesson, deterrent example, object lesson

punishment intended as a warning to others

they decided to make an example of him

(noun) case, instance

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