Definition of model (noun)
- a hypothetical description of a complex entity or process
- a type of product
- "his car was an old model"
- a person who poses for a photographer or painter or sculptor
- "the president didn't have time to be a model so the artist worked from photos"
- synonyms: poser
- representation of something (sometimes on a smaller scale)
- synonyms: simulation
- something to be imitated
- someone worthy of imitation
- "every child needs a role model"
- synonyms: role model
- a representative form or pattern
- "I profited from his example"
- synonyms: example
- a woman who wears clothes to display fashions
- the act of representing something (usually on a smaller scale)
Definition of model (verb)
- plan or create according to a model or models
- synonyms: pattern
- form in clay, wax, etc
- assume a posture as for artistic purposes
- display (clothes) as a mannequin
- "model the latest fashion"
- create a representation or model of
- "The pilots are trained in conditions simulating high-altitude flights"
- synonyms: simulate
- construct a model of
- "model an airplane"
- synonyms: mock up
Definition of model (adjective)
- worthy of imitation
- "exemplary behavior"; "model citizens"
- synonyms: exemplary
Source: Princeton University Wordnet