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Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] modellus, diminutive form of modulus ‘small measure’.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
model

Plural
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  1. A person who serves as a subject for artwork or fashion, usually in the medium of photography but also for painting or drawing.
    The beautiful model had her face on the cover of almost every fashion magazine imaginable.
  2. A miniature representation of a physical object.
    The boy played with a model of a World War II fighter plane.
  3. A simplified representation (usually mathematical) used to explain the workings of a real world system or event.
    The computer weather model did not correctly predict the path of the hurricane.
  4. A style, type, or design.
    He decided to buy the turbo engine model of the sports car.
  5. The structural design of a complex system.
    The team developed a sound business model.
  6. A praiseworthy example to be copied, with or without modifications
    British parliamentary democracy was seen as a model for other countries to follow

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Adjective

model (not comparable)

Positive
model

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. Serving as an example of something.
    The couple inspected the model home with a real estate agent.
  2. Worthy of being a model; exemplary.
    He was a model student.
  3. Being a small copy of something.
    A model airplane.

Synonyms

  • (worthy of being a model) ideal

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Verb

Infinitive
to model

Third person singular
models

Simple past
modelled, US modeled

Past participle
-

Present participle
modelling, US modeling

to model (third-person singular simple present models, present participle modelling, US modeling, simple past and past participle modelled, US modeled)
  1. To display an object for others to see, especially in regard to wearing clothing while performing the role of a fashion model.
    She modelled the shoes for her friends to see.
  2. To use as an object in the creation of a forecast or model.
    They modelled the data with a computer to analyze the experiment’s results.
  3. To make a miniature model of.
    He takes great pride in his skill at modeling airplanes.
  4. To create from a substance such as clay.
    The sculptor modelled the clay into the form of a dolphin.
  5. To be a model.
    The actress used to model before being discovered by Hollywood.

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Etymology

French modèle - model.

Noun

model

  1. model.

Declension

References

  • Useinov & Mireev Dictionary, Simferopol, Dolya, 2002 [1]

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /modɛl/

Noun

model n. (plural len, diminutive letje)

  1. A model (all senses).

Romanian

Noun

model f. (plural modele)

  1. Template.

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