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Definition of Model

Noun: model  mó-d(u)l

  1. A hypothetical description of a complex entity or process
    "the computer program was based on a model of the circulatory and respiratory systems";
    - theoretical account, framework
     
  2. A type of product
    "his car was an old model"
     
  3. A person who poses for a photographer, painter or sculptor
    "the president didn't have time to be a model so the artist worked from photos";
    - poser
     
  4. Representation of something (sometimes on a smaller scale)
    - simulation
     
  5. Something to be imitated
    "a model of clarity"; "he is the very model of a modern major general";
    - exemplar, example, good example
     
  6. Someone worthy of imitation
    "every child needs a role model";
    - role model
     
  7. A representative form or pattern
    "I profited from his model";
    - example
     
  8. A woman who wears clothes to display fashions
    "she was too fat to be a fashion model";
    - mannequin, manikin, mannikin, manakin [non-standard], fashion model
     
  9. The act of representing something (usually on a smaller scale)
    - modelling [Brit, Cdn], modeling [N. Amer]
Verb: model (modelled,modelling, or [US] modeled,modeling)  mó-d(u)l
  1. Plan or create according to a model or models
    - pattern
     
  2. (art) form in clay, wax, etc
    "model a head with clay";
    - mold [N. Amer], mould [Brit, Cdn]
     
  3. (art) assume a posture as for artistic purposes
    "We don't know the woman who modelled for Leonardo so often";
    - pose, sit, posture
     
  4. Display (clothes) as a mannequin
    "model the latest fashion"
     
  5. Create a representation or model of
    - simulate
     
  6. Construct a model of
    "model an aeroplane";
    - mock up, prototype
Adjective: model  mó-d(u)l
  1. Worthy of imitation
    "model citizens";
    - exemplary

See also:
mode
modeled

Anagrams containing the word model

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