One entry found for example.
Main Entry: ex·am·ple
Pronunciation: ig-primarystresszam-pschwal
Function: noun
1 : one that serves as a pattern to be followed or not followed <set a good example> <a bad example>
2 a : punishment given to someone as a warning to others b : the person so punished <we'll make an example of you>
3 : one of a group or collection that shows what the whole is like : SAMPLE <a fine example of the silversmith's art>
4 : a problem to be solved to show how a rule works <examples in arithmetic>
synonym see PATTERN
- for example : as an example


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