pattern (something) on

Definition of pattern (something) on

  1. :  to design (something) so that it is similar to something else Her garden is patterned on one she saw on her travels.

Word by Word Definitions

patternplay
  1. :  a form or model proposed for imitation :  exemplar

    :  something designed or used as a model for making things

    :  an artistic, musical, literary, or mechanical design or form

  1. :  match

    :  imitate

    :  to make, adapt, or fashion according to a pattern

somethingplay
  1. :  some indeterminate or unspecified thing

    :  a person or thing of consequence

    :  one having more or less the character, qualities, or nature of something different

  1. :  in some degree :  somewhat

    : used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective


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