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
Related Words for modelspicture, photograph, figure, image, portrait, copy, painting, pattern, symbol, ideal, design, prototype, type, original, style, form, variety, kind, mode, configuration
Examples from the Web for models
Contemporary Examples of models
Models in Israel will have to maintain a BMI of 18.5 or higher if they want to stay employed.
It also required that ads print a disclaimer if they digitally altered the models.
Much of the media coverage around eating disorders surrounds celebrities and models.
So many girls are idolizing these models and wanting to look like them.
One of five top agencies in Novosibirsk, Elite Stars, recently was producing over 200 models every two to three months.Is 9-Year-Old Russian Model Kristina Pimenova Too Sexualized?
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Historical Examples of models
Then she arranged with a New York house to sell her models on commission.K
Mary Roberts Rinehart
Some of his models have been preserved in the Anatomical Museum at Heidelberg.Heroes of the Telegraph
"I don't see what you want with models," said a very young and shy boy student.The Incomplete Amorist
I passed a review of a whole army of professional Italian models.My Double Life
Many of his decisions were models of deep research and lucid statement.Cleveland Past and Present
- 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.).