Origin of exemplar
Examples from the Web for exemplar
The novel is simultaneously a celebration and an exemplar of the joys of storytelling.American Dreams, 1973: The Princess Bride by William Goldman|Nathaniel Rich|August 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Those who loved Pete will miss him desperately, and cherish his memory as an exemplar of integrity, courage, and grace under fire.
But by what stretch of imagination was he an exemplar of “heroic virtue,” as the Vatican has just decreed?
We form our groups round certain selected Kinds, each of which serves as a sort of exemplar of its group.A System of Logic: Ratiocinative and Inductive|John Stuart Mill
For the history of the exemplar states, it is extant in good perfection.The Advancement of Learning|Francis Bacon
When he might have been an exemplar there was no one who dared to follow him.The History of Modern Painting, Volume 3 (of 4)|Richard Muther
The followers of Grampus took it up with an ardour and industry of research worthy of their exemplar.Impressions of Theophrastus Such|George Eliot
Every nation has its exemplar, whose bravery and virtues are a perpetual lesson and source of admiration.The Underground Railroad|William Still
British Dictionary definitions for exemplar
Word Origin for exemplar
Word Origin and History for exemplar
late 14c., "original model of the universe in the mind of God," later (mid-15c.) "model of virtue," from Old French exemplaire (14c.) and directly from Late Latin exemplarium, from Latin exemplum (see example).