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
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Contemporary Examples of modelled
And Obamacare of course was modelled on the health-care plan Mitt Romney enacted in Massachusetts as governor of Massachusetts.Why Romney Trumped
February 4, 2012
Historical Examples of modelled
Manifested a taste for sculpture when quite young, and modelled likenesses of the members of her family.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D.
Clara Erskine Clement
In pressed glass the exterior surface is modelled by the mould, whilst the interior surface is modelled by the plunger (fig. 20).
We have a sense of the massive solidity of the dog's body, as if he were modelled in clay.Landseer
Estelle M. Hurll
The finish of the caique is often extraordinary—finest fret-work and moulding, carved and modelled as for Cleopatra.The World of Waters
Mrs. David Osborne
That called the Dancer is modelled on your beautiful Card-Dealer.William Sharp (Fiona Macleod)
Elizabeth A. Sharp
- 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.).