example Idioms & Phrases
noun punishment intended as a warning to others
object lesson; lesson; example.
- they decided to make an example of him
adverb as an example
for instance; e.g..
- take ribbon snakes, for example
noun something to be imitated
model; exemplar; example.
- an exemplar of success
- a model of clarity
- he is the very model of a modern major general
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