What is another word for exemplar?

Pronunciation: [ɛɡzˈɛmplə] (IPA)

Exemplar is a word that means a person or thing serving as a typical or excellent example of something. It is a versatile word that is often used to describe a standard or model of exceptional behavior or traits. However, there are several other words that can be used as synonyms for exemplar, such as archetype, paradigm, model, epitome, and quintessence. These words are commonly used in literature, philosophy, and social sciences to describe a perfect example of an idea or concept. They all embody the same meaning as exemplar, which is to serve as a model or benchmark for excellence.

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What are the hypernyms for Exemplar?

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What are the hyponyms for Exemplar?

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Usage examples for Exemplar

It would be sad indeed if I lagged behind our Great exemplar in the matter of forgiveness.
"The Pastor's Wife"
Elizabeth von Arnim
He had been a hill boy famishing for advancement, and before his eyes Boone Wellver, distantly his relative, had been an exemplar.
"The Tempering"
Charles Neville Buck
The heroic soul who passed victoriously through the ordeal of this life, might in another world become the guardian and exemplar of those who were still on earth.
"Roman Society from Nero to Marcus Aurelius"
Samuel Dill

Famous quotes with Exemplar

  • The system -- the American one, at least -- is a vast and noble experiment. It has been polestar and exemplar for other nations. But from kindergarten until she graduates from college the girl is treated in it exactly like her brothers. She studies the same subjects, becomes proficient at the same sports. Oh, it is a magnificent lore she learns, education for the mind beyond anything Jane Austen or Saint Theresa or even Mrs. Pankhurst ever dreamed. It is truly Utopian. But Utopia was never meant to exist on this disheveled planet.
    Phyllis McGinley
  • In general, just as painters in working from models constantly gaze at their exemplar and thus strive to transfer the expression of the original to their own artistry, so too he who is anxious to make himself perfect in all the kinds of virtue must gaze upon the lives of the saints as upon statues, so to speak, that move and act, and must make their excellence his own by imitation.
    Basil of Caesarea
  • God could hardly damn me for a coward, great cosmic exemplar of laissez-faire that he is.
    Michael Bishop
  • Transforming leadership, [is defined as] leadership that builds on man's need for meaning, leadership that creates institutional purpose … he is the value-shaper, the exemplar, the maker of meanings … he is the true artist, the true pathfinder.
    Tom Peters

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