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model

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of model




model

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of model

  1. 1 an exact representation of something in greatly reduced size <the dollhouse was a tiny, perfect model of the family's actual house> Synonyms miniature Related Words carbon, carbon copy, clone, copy, dummy, dupe, duplicate, duplication, facsimile, imitation, mock, reduplication, replica, replication, reproduction; dwarf, midget, mini, pocket edition, pygmy (also pigmy) Near Antonyms archetype, original, prototype; blowup, enlargement

  2. 2 a person who poses with or wears merchandise (as clothes) often for pictorial advertising <the most famous models can earn thousands of dollars an hour> Synonyms manikin (also mannikin), mannequin Related Words figure, form; doll, dummy; spokesmodel, supermodel

  3. 3 someone of such unequaled perfection as to deserve imitation <she's the very model of the dedicated teacher> Synonyms beau ideal, classic, eidolon, exemplar, idea, ideal, nonesuch, nonpareil, paragon, patron saintRelated Words role model; embodiment, epitome, incarnation, manifestation, personification, phantom, pink; archetype, example, mirror, paradigm, pattern; guideline, principle, rule; gauge (also gage), standard, touchstone; essence, quintessence; acme, apex, apotheosis, culmination, peak, pinnacle, summit, zenith




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