pattern oneself after

Definition of pattern oneself after

US

  1. :  to try to be like and to behave like (someone one admires) When he started his own business, he patterned himself after his father.

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

oneselfplay
  1. :  one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self

afterplay
  1. :  following in time or place :  afterward, behind, later

  1. :  behind in place

    :  subsequent to in time or order

    :  subsequent to and in view of

  1. :  subsequently to the time when

  1. :  later in time

    :  located toward the rear and especially toward the stern of a ship or tail of an aircraft

  1. : used with a present participle to indicate action completed and especially just completed

  1. :  afternoon


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