What does exemplary mean?

Definitions for exemplary
ɪgˈzɛm plə ri, ˈɛg zəmˌplɛr iex·em·pla·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. exemplary, model(a)adjective

    worthy of imitation

    "exemplary behavior"; "model citizens"

  2. emblematic, exemplary, typicadjective

    being or serving as an illustration of a type

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

  3. admonitory, cautionary, exemplary, monitory, warning(a)adjective

    serving to warn

    "shook a monitory finger at him"; "an exemplary jail sentence"

Wiktionary

  1. exemplarynoun

    An example, or typical instance; an exemplar

  2. exemplaryadjective

    Deserving honour, respect and admiration.

  3. exemplaryadjective

    Of such high quality that it should serve as an example and sought to be imitated.

  4. exemplaryadjective

    Ideal or perfect.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Exemplaryadjective

    serving as a pattern; deserving to be proposed for imitation; commendable; as, an exemplary person; exemplary conduct

    Etymology: [L. exemplaris, fr. exemplar: cf. F. exemplaire. See Exemplar.]

  2. Exemplaryadjective

    serving as a warning; monitory; as, exemplary justice, punishment, or damages

    Etymology: [L. exemplaris, fr. exemplar: cf. F. exemplaire. See Exemplar.]

  3. Exemplaryadjective

    illustrating as the proof of a thing

    Etymology: [L. exemplaris, fr. exemplar: cf. F. exemplaire. See Exemplar.]

  4. Exemplarynoun

    an exemplar; also, a copy of a book or writing

    Etymology: [L. exemplaris, fr. exemplar: cf. F. exemplaire. See Exemplar.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of exemplary in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of exemplary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of exemplary in a Sentence

  1. Producer Pablo Jose Barroso:

    We thought about whether it should be in live action or animated but (what) really called us to action was the true story of a priest who was an exemplary person and who dedicated all his time to try to preach using alternative means, max & Me.

  2. Donald Trump:

    We have to make sure they were exemplary, they were wonderful people when they were here. They worked hard, there was no problem, we have to bring great people into this country. OK? And I want to bring -- I love the idea of immigration. But it's got to be legal immigration.

  3. Steve Forbes:

    The elections were conducted in an exemplary fashion.

  4. Aaron Wallenstein:

    A woman lost her life and Ms. Liverpool took responsibility, she led an exemplary life until she had these illnesses and issues.

  5. Wade Smith:

    Sylvia Hatchell would not insist that Sylvia Hatchell players play through pain or injury and depends on team doctors to clear them for competition, sylvia Hatchell dearly loves all the young women Sylvia Hatchell has coached and so many of them have reached out to support her this week. We must not suddenly assume the worst about people who have lived exemplary lives.

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