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1 model /ˈmɑːdl̟/ noun
plural models
1 model
/ˈmɑːdl̟/
noun
plural models
Learner's definition of MODEL
[count]
: a usually small copy of something
: a particular type or version of a product (such as a car or computer)
: a set of ideas and numbers that describe the past, present, or future state of something (such as an economy or a business)
: something or someone that is a very good example of something
: something or someone that deserves to be copied by others
see also role model
: someone who is paid to wear clothing, jewelry, etc., in photographs, fashion shows, etc., so that people will see and want to buy what is being worn
see also supermodel
: someone whose image is painted, photographed, etc., by an artist
2 model /ˈmɑːdl̟/ adjective
2 model
/ˈmɑːdl̟/
adjective
Learner's definition of MODEL
always used before a noun
: deserving to be copied by others : very good or excellent
used to describe something that is a small copy of something larger
3 model /ˈmɑːdl̟/ verb
models US modeled or British modelled US modeling or British modelling
3 model
/ˈmɑːdl̟/
verb
models US modeled or British modelled US modeling or British modelling
Learner's definition of MODEL
[+ object] : to design (something) so that it is similar to something else + on or (chiefly US) after
[+ object]
: to make a small copy of (something) : to create a model of (something)
: to make something by forming or shaping clay or some other material
: to wear clothing, jewelry, etc., in photographs, fashion shows, etc., so that people will see and want to buy what you are wearing
[+ object]
[no object]
[no object] : to be a model for an artist : to be painted or photographed by an artist

model yourself on

or chiefly US model yourself after
: to try to be like and to behave like (someone you admire)

— modeler

(US) or British modeller /ˈmɑːdl̟ɚ/ noun, plural modelers [count]
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