A small amount of the speculation was based on likelihoods, past patterns, shrewd judgments.
And sure enough, right there on the D&G runway was an avalanche of color and patterns and good times.
The VAERS system looks for patterns and then we follow up with something called a vaccine safety data link here in this country.
And skirts dazzled the eyes with patterns borrowed from traditional ceramics.
Move in patterns: Do the same extra bit of work every day, at the same time.
The patterns of life are only given upon that holy mount where, midst clouds and darkness, dwell God and the higher imagination.
patterns of good are plenty; the mischief is we don't copy them.
It is significant that it is the patterns of pottery that are named after those painted on their cheeks, not the reverse.
Even their patterns of living, speaking, behaving, and thinking changed.
Here also the patterns are made, and here the produced machine receives its final perfection.
early 14c., "outline, plan, model, pattern;" early 15c. as "model of behavior, exemplar," from Old French patron and directly from Medieval Latin patronus (see patron).
Extended sense of "decorative design" first recorded 1580s, from earlier sense of a "patron" as a model to be imitated. The difference in form and sense between patron and pattern wasn't firm till 1700s. Meaning "model or design in dressmaking" (especially one of paper) is first recorded 1792, in Jane Austen.
1580s, "to make a pattern for, design, plan," from pattern (n.). Meaning "to make something after a pattern" is c.1600. Phrase pattern after "take as a model" is from 1878.