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

3 senses of sample

Sense 1
sample -- (a small part of something intended as representative of the whole)
       => example, illustration, instance, representative -- (an item of information that is typical of a class or group; "this patient provides a typical example of the syndrome"; "there is an example on page 10")

Sense 2
sample distribution, sample, sampling -- (items selected at random from a population and used to test hypotheses about the population)
       => distribution, statistical distribution -- ((statistics) an arrangement of values of a variable showing their observed or theoretical frequency of occurrence)

Sense 3
sample -- (all or part of a natural object that is collected and preserved as an example of its class)
       => natural object -- (an object occurring naturally; not made by man)

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

1 sense of sample

Sense 1
sample, try, try out, taste -- (take a sample of; "Try these new crackers"; "Sample the regional dishes")
       => consume, ingest, take in, take, have -- (serve oneself to, or consume regularly; "Have another bowl of chicken soup!"; "I don't take sugar in my coffee")

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