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Definition 1: serving to warn - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where exemplary or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • shook a monitory finger at him
  • an exemplary jail sentence

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(exemplary is similar to ...) deterring from action

"dissuasive advice" "made a slight dissuasive gesture with her hand"

Definition 2: being or serving as an illustration of a type - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where exemplary or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the free discussion that is emblematic of democracy
  • an action exemplary of his conduct

Synonyms for exemplary in the sense of this definition

(exemplary is similar to ...) exhibiting the qualities or characteristics that identify a group or kind or category

"a typical American girl" "a typical suburban community" "the typical car owner drives 10,000 miles a year" "a painting typical of the Impressionist school" "a typical romantic poem" "a typical case of arteritis"

Definition 3: worthy of imitation - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where exemplary or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • exemplary behavior
  • model citizens

Synonyms for exemplary in the sense of this definition

(exemplary is similar to ...) having worth or merit or value; being honorable or admirable

"a worthy fellow" "a worthy cause"

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