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Definition 1: a standard or typical example - [noun denoting cognition]

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

  • he is the prototype of good breeding
  • he provided America with an image of the good father

Synonyms for paradigm in the sense of this definition

(paradigm is a kind of ...) a representative form or pattern

"I profited from his example"

(... is a kind of paradigm ) a concentrated example of something

"the concentrate of contemporary despair"

(... is a kind of paradigm ) (psychoanalysis) an idealized image of someone (usually a parent) formed in childhood

Definition 2: the generally accepted perspective of a particular discipline at a given time - [noun denoting cognition]

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

  • he framed the problem within the psychoanalytic paradigm

(paradigm is a kind of ...) a way of regarding situations or topics etc.

"consider what follows from the positivist view"

Definition 3: the class of all items that can be substituted into the same position (or slot) in a grammatical sentence (are in paradigmatic relation with one another) - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for paradigm in the sense of this definition

(paradigm is a kind of ...) a collection of things sharing a common attribute

"there are two classes of detergents"

Definition 4: systematic arrangement of all the inflected forms of a word - [noun denoting linkdef]

(paradigm is a kind of ...) a change in the form of a word (usually by adding a suffix) to indicate a change in its grammatical function

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