verb (used with object), mod·eled, mod·el·ing or (especially British) mod·elled, mod·el·ling.
verb (used without object), mod·eled, mod·el·ing or (especially British) mod·elled, mod·el·ling.
Origin of model
Synonyms for model
Examples from the Web for modeled
Contemporary Examples of modeled
We built the tour budget ourselves and modeled projected revenue against expenses.How Much Money Does a Band Really Make on Tour?
December 8, 2014
She has modeled for Vivienne Westwood and Jean Paul Gaultier, and was married to Marilyn Manson.Dita Von Teese, Keep Your Hands Off Our Boobs
August 6, 2014
And I heard Bradley Cooper modeled his Rocket accent off Joe Pesci in Goodfellas?‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Filmmaker James Gunn on His Glorious Space Opera and Rise to the A-List
August 3, 2014
Modern superheroes are too often modeled after the unattainable ideal.Guardians of the Galaxy’s Chris Pratt Is the Everydude Superhero
August 1, 2014
Symonds denies, however, that Ford modeled Jack Ryan on him.D-Day Historian Craig Symonds Talks About History’s Most Amazing Invasion
June 5, 2014
Historical Examples of modeled
The great King would only allow himself to be modeled by Lysippus.Museum of Antiquity
L. W. Yaggy
The designs were both imprinted on the soft clay and modeled in relief.The Indian Today
Charles A. Eastman
Why had she selected him from among them—when she could have modeled the others like wax to her purposes?Clarence
He had a garden-school, modeled in degree after that of Plato.
The constitution of the republic is modeled on that of the United States.Great Events in the History of North and South America
Charles A. Goodrich
- a representation, usually on a smaller scale, of a device, structure, etc
- (as modifier)a model train
- a standard to be imitatedshe was my model for good scholarship
- (as modifier)a model wife
- an original unique article of clothing
- (as modifier)a model coat
- an interpretation of a formal system under which the theorems derivable in that system are mapped onto truths
- a theory in which a given sentence is true
verb -els, -elling or -elled or US -els, -eling or -eled
Word Origin for model
1570s, "likeness made to scale; architect's set of designs," from Middle French modelle (16c., Modern French modèle), from Italian modello "a model, mold," from Vulgar Latin *modellus, from Latin modulus "a small measure, standard," diminutive of modus "manner, measure" (see mode (n.1)).
Sense of "thing or person to be imitated" is 1630s. Meaning "motor vehicle of a particular design" is from 1900 (e.g. Model T, 1908; Ford's other early models included C, F, and B). Sense of "artist's model" is first recorded 1690s; that of "fashion model" is from 1904. German, Swedish modell, Dutch, Danish model are from French or Italian.
1844, from model (n.).