|1.||[ noun ] an occurrence of something|
"it was a case of bad judgment" "another instance occurred yesterday" "but there is always the famous example of the Smiths"
|Related terms:||happening time piece humiliation exemplify|
|2.||[ noun ] a single item of information that is representative of a type|
|Synonyms:||example illustration representative|
"this patient provides a typical example of the syndrome" "there is a good example on page 10"
|Related terms:||information sample exception specimen precedent apology quintessence exemplify exemplify|
|3.||[ verb ] clarify by giving an example of|
|Related terms:||elaborate case example model exemplification|