example vs exemplar what difference

what is difference between example and exemplar

English

Etymology

From Middle English exaumple, example, from Old French essample (French exemple), from Latin exemplum (a sample, pattern, specimen, copy for imitation, etc., literally what is taken out (as a sample)), from eximō (take out), from ex (out) + emō (buy; acquire); see exempt. Displaced native Middle English bisne, forbus, forbusen from Old English bȳsen, and Middle English byspel from Old English bīspell. Doublet of exemplum and sample.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ɪɡˈzɑːmpl̩/
  • (General New Zealand) IPA(key): /ɘɡˈzɐːmpɯ/
  • (General Australian, US, weak vowel merger) IPA(key): /əɡˈzæmpl̩/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ɪɡˈzæmpl̩/
  • Rhymes: -ɑːmpəl, -æmpəl
  • Hyphenation: ex‧am‧ple

Noun

example (plural examples)

  1. Something that is representative of all such things in a group.
  2. Something that serves to illustrate or explain a rule.
  3. Something that serves as a pattern of behaviour to be imitated (a good example) or not to be imitated (a bad example).
  4. A person punished as a warning to others.
  5. A parallel or closely similar case, especially when serving as a precedent or model.
  6. An instance (as a problem to be solved) serving to illustrate the rule or precept or to act as an exercise in the application of the rule.

Synonyms

  • e.g.
  • See also Thesaurus:model
  • See also Thesaurus:exemplar

Derived terms

Translations

See also

  • exemplar
  • model
  • pattern
  • quotation
  • template

Verb

example (third-person singular simple present examples, present participle exampling, simple past and past participle exampled)

  1. To be illustrated or exemplified (by).

Further reading

  • example in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • example in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.

Anagrams

  • exempla


English

Etymology 1

From Old French exemplaire, from Late Latin exemplarium, from Latin exemplum. Doublet of exemplary.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ɛɡˈzɛm.plə/, /ɪkˈzɛm.plə/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ɛɡˈzɛm.plɑɹ/, /ɪɡˈzɛm.plɚ/
  • Hyphenation: ex‧em‧plar

Noun

exemplar (plural exemplars)

  1. Something fit to be imitated; an ideal, a model.
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:model
  2. A role model.
  3. Something typical or representative of a class; an example.
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:exemplar
  4. A pattern after which others should be made; an archetype.
  5. A well known usage of a scientific theory.
  6. A handwritten manuscript used by a scribe to make a handwritten copy; the original copy of what gets multiply reproduced in a copy machine.
  7. A copy of a book or piece of writing.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Nicholas Udall to this entry?)
Translations

Etymology 2

From French exemplaire, and its source, Latin exemplāris.

Adjective

exemplar (comparative more exemplar, superlative most exemplar)

  1. (obsolete) Exemplary.

Further reading

  • exemplar (disambiguation) on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • “exemplar”, in Lexico, Dictionary.com; Oxford University Press, 2019–present.

Anagrams

  • exampler

Catalan

Etymology

Latin exemplar

Noun

exemplar m (plural exemplars)

  1. copy; edition

Latin

Etymology

Compare of exemplāris.

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ekˈsem.plar/, [ɛkˈs̠ɛmpɫ̪äɾ]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ekˈsem.plar/, [ɛɡˈzɛmplɑr]

Noun

exemplar n (genitive exemplāris); third declension

  1. model, pattern, example, original or ideal
  2. copy

Declension

Third-declension noun (neuter, “pure” i-stem).

Synonyms

  • (copy): exemplāris

Derived terms

  • exemplārium

Related terms

  • exemplum

Descendants

  • Catalan: exemplar
  • English: exemplar
  • French: exemplaire
  • German: Exemplar
  • Russian: экземпля́р (ekzempljár)
  • Portuguese: exemplar
  • Spanish: ejemplar

References

  • exemplar in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • exemplar in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • exemplar in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • exemplar in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016

Portuguese

Etymology

From Latin exemplaris.

Pronunciation

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /i.ˈzẽ.plaɾ/
  • Hyphenation: e‧xem‧plar

Adjective

exemplar m or f (plural exemplares, comparable)

  1. exemplary

Noun

exemplar m (plural exemplares)

  1. example, exemplar

Romanian

Etymology

From French exemplaire, from Latin exemplarium.

Noun

exemplar n (plural exemplare)

  1. copy

Declension


Swedish

Etymology

From Late Latin exemplarium, from Latin exemplum.

Pronunciation

Noun

exemplar n

  1. a copy (one of many identical artifacts)

Declension

Related terms

  • exemplarframställning

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