Textual thesaurus for "model"

(adj) exemplary

worthy of imitation

exemplary behavior; model citizens

(noun) modeling, modelling

the act of representing something (usually on a smaller scale)

(noun) simulation

representation of something (sometimes on a smaller scale)

(noun) theoretical account, framework

a hypothetical description of a complex entity or process

the computer program was based on a model of the circulatory and respiratory systems

(noun) example, 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) example

a representative form or pattern

I profited from his example

(noun) manakin, manikin, mannequin, mannikin, fashion model

a woman who wears clothes to display fashions

she was too fat to be a mannequin

(noun) poser

a person who poses for a photographer or painter or sculptor

the president didn't have time to be a model so the artist worked from photos

(noun) role model

someone worthy of imitation

every child needs a role model

(verb) mold, mould

form in clay, wax, etc

model a head with clay

(verb) mock up

construct a model of

model an airplane

(verb) simulate

create a representation or model of

The pilots are trained in conditions simulating high-altitude flights

(verb) pattern

plan or create according to a model or models

(verb) pose, posture, sit

assume a posture as for artistic purposes

We don't know the woman who posed for Leonardo so often