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Definition of Model


  1. A miniature representation of a thing, with the several parts in due proportion; sometimes, a facsimile of the same size.
  2. Something intended to serve, or that may serve, as a pattern of something to be made; a material representation or embodiment of an ideal; sometimes, a drawing; a plan; as, the clay model of a sculpture; the inventor's model of a machine.
  3. Anything which serves, or may serve, as an example for imitation; as, a government formed on the model of the American constitution; a model of eloquence, virtue, or behavior.
  4. That by which a thing is to be measured; standard.
  5. Any copy, or resemblance, more or less exact.
  6. A person who poses as a pattern to an artist.
  7. Suitable to be taken as a model or pattern; as, a model house; a model husband.
  8. To plan or form after a pattern; to form in model; to form a model or pattern for; to shape; to mold; to fashion; as, to model a house or a government; to model an edifice according to the plan delineated.
  9. To make a copy or a pattern; to design or imitate forms; as, to model in wax.
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Model Translations

model in Afrikaans is skema
model in Danish is model
model in Dutch is modelleren
model in Finnish is malli, kaava
model in German is Muster, Modell, Muster, Model
model in Italian is indossatrice, modello
model in Latin is exempoator, exemplum, exemplar
model in Portuguese is modelo
model in Spanish is modelo