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sample

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of sample

  1. to put (something) to a test sampled the soup to see if it tasted good Synonyms of sample try, testWords Related to sample check (out), examine, experiment (with), explore, feel (out), investigate, research, study; resample, retest


sample

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of sample

  1. 1 a number of things selected from a group to stand for the whole based on a sample of the menu items, we decided that this was the best restaurant in town Synonyms of sample cross section, sampler, sampling, selection, slice Words Related to sample case, example, exemplar, exemplification, illustration, instance, representative, specimen; archetype, classic, locus classicus, paradigm, prototype; microcosm

  2. 2 one of a group or collection that shows what the whole is like this vase is a sample of the high-quality glassware that the glassblowers can produce Synonyms of sample case, exemplar, exemplification, illustration, instance, prototype, representative, example, specimenWords Related to sample archetype, classic, locus classicus, paradigm; cross section, microcosm; evidence, indication, manifestation, sign



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