Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun model

9 senses of model

Sense 1
model, theoretical account, framework -- (a hypothetical description of a complex entity or process; "the computer program was based on a model of the circulatory and respiratory systems")
       => hypothesis, possibility, theory -- (a tentative insight into the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena; "a scientific hypothesis that survives experimental testing becomes a scientific theory"; "he proposed a fresh theory of alkalis that later was accepted in chemical practices")

Sense 2
model -- (a type of product; "his car was an old model")
       => kind, sort, form, variety -- (a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality; "sculpture is a form of art"; "what kinds of desserts are there?")

Sense 3
model, poser -- (a person who poses for a photographer or painter or sculptor; "the president didn't have time to be a model so the artist worked from photos")
       => assistant, helper, help, supporter -- (a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose; "my invaluable assistant"; "they hired additional help to finish the work")

Sense 4
model, simulation -- (representation of something (sometimes on a smaller scale))
       => representation -- (a creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something)

Sense 5
exemplar, example, model, good example -- (something to be imitated; "an exemplar of success"; "a model of clarity"; "he is the very model of a modern major general")
       => ideal -- (the idea of something that is perfect; something that one hopes to attain)

Sense 6
model, role model -- (someone worthy of imitation; "every child needs a role model")
       => leader -- (a person who rules or guides or inspires others)

Sense 7
model, example -- (a representative form or pattern; "I profited from his example")
       => representation, mental representation, internal representation -- (a presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image)

Sense 8
mannequin, manikin, mannikin, manakin, fashion model, model -- (a woman who wears clothes to display fashions; "she was too fat to be a mannequin")
       => assistant, helper, help, supporter -- (a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose; "my invaluable assistant"; "they hired additional help to finish the work")

Sense 9
model, modelling, modeling -- (the act of representing something (usually on a smaller scale))
       => representation -- (an activity that stands as an equivalent of something or results in an equivalent)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb model

6 senses of model

Sense 1
model, pattern -- (plan or create according to a model or models)
       => imitate, copy, simulate -- (reproduce someone's behavior or looks; "The mime imitated the passers-by"; "Children often copy their parents or older siblings")

Sense 2
model, mold, mould -- (form in clay, wax, etc; "model a head with clay")
       => shape, form, work, mold, mould, forge -- (make something, usually for a specific function; "She molded the rice balls carefully"; "Form cylinders from the dough"; "shape a figure"; "Work the metal into a sword")

Sense 3
model, pose, sit, posture -- (assume a posture as for artistic purposes; "We don't know the woman who posed for Leonardo so often")
       => expose, exhibit, display -- (to show, make visible or apparent; "The Metropolitan Museum is exhibiting Goya's works this month"; "Why don't you show your nice legs and wear shorter skirts?"; "National leaders will have to display the highest skills of statesmanship")

Sense 4
model -- (display (clothes) as a mannequin; "model the latest fashion")
       => expose, exhibit, display -- (to show, make visible or apparent; "The Metropolitan Museum is exhibiting Goya's works this month"; "Why don't you show your nice legs and wear shorter skirts?"; "National leaders will have to display the highest skills of statesmanship")

Sense 5
model, simulate -- (create a representation or model of; "The pilots are trained in conditions simulating high-altitude flights")
       => re-create -- (create anew; "Re-create the boom of the West on a small scale")

Sense 6
model, mock up -- (construct a model of; "model an airplane")
       => represent, interpret -- (create an image or likeness of; "The painter represented his wife as a young girl")

Antonyms of adj model

1 sense of model

Sense 1
exemplary, model (prenominal) -- (worthy of imitation; "exemplary behavior"; "model citizens")

INDIRECT (VIA worthy) -> unworthy -- (lacking in value or merit; "dispel a student whose conduct is deemed unworthy"; "unworthy of forgiveness")

Similarity of adj model

1 sense of model

Sense 1
exemplary, model (prenominal) -- (worthy of imitation; "exemplary behavior"; "model citizens")
       => worthy (vs. unworthy) -- (having worth or merit or value; being honorable or admirable; "a worthy fellow"; "a worthy cause")

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