What does for example mean?

Definitions for for example

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word for example.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. for example, for instance, e.g.(adverb)

    as an example

    "take ribbon snakes, for example"


  1. for example(Adverb)

    As an example.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'for example' in Written Corpus Frequency: #773


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of for example in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of for example in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Louis D. Brandeis:

    Our government is the potent, the omnipresent teacher. For good or ill, it teaches the whole people by its example.

  2. Attorney Thomas Eoannou:

    This is a classic example of why rape victims don't come forward, this is the worst example of victim bashing that I have seen.

  3. Nicos Anastasiades:

    In this new round of negotiations we want a solution where ... Cyprus will glow as a shining example of cultural, religious and linguistic example between Christian and Muslim communities.

  4. Biyoo:

    I have heard that the greatest followers make the best leaders - something which has an enormous amount of truth in it. So it safe to say; 'Most times, for you to lead by example, you should first learn to follow an example'.

  5. Simon Cherry:

    We are able to say something about what the cells in the body are doing, how actively they are metabolizing, for example, or how quickly they are dividing. So taking cancer for example that could be tremendously powerful to see when you give a drug whether that shuts down the metabolism of a tumor.

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