What does exemplary mean?

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

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. exemplary, model(a)(adj)

    worthy of imitation

    "exemplary behavior"; "model citizens"

  2. emblematic, exemplary, typic(adj)

    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)(adj)

    serving to warn

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

Wiktionary

  1. exemplary(Noun)

    An example, or typical instance; an exemplar

  2. exemplary(Adjective)

    Deserving honour, respect and admiration.

  3. exemplary(Adjective)

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

  4. exemplary(Adjective)

    Ideal or perfect.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Exemplary(adj)

    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. Exemplary(adj)

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

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

  3. Exemplary(adj)

    illustrating as the proof of a thing

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

  4. Exemplary(noun)

    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. Warren Bennis:

    Excellence is a better teacher than mediocrity. The lessons of the ordinary are everywhere. Truly profound and original insights are to be found only in studying the exemplary.

  2. Raul Romeva:

    What Catalan society faces now is the concept of politics as a war by other means, we have a golden opportunity to design and construct a modern state which belongs to the 21st century, which is exemplary and able to defeat wrongdoing and corruption.

  3. Kurri Kupec:

    Neomi Rao is a renowned constitutional and administrative law expert. That is why the President nominated Neomi Rao to the D.C. Circuit. The views Neomi Rao expressed a quarter century ago as a college student writing for her student newspaper were intentionally provocative, designed to raise questions and push back against liberal elitism that dominated Neomi Rao campus at the time, more than two decades later, Neomi Rao views can be found in Neomi Rao numerous academic articles and speeches. We are confident Neomi Rao will make an exemplary judge on the D.C Circuit.

  4. Attorney General Loretta Lynch:

    Human trafficking is a monstrous and devastating crime that steals lives and degrades our nation, as a result of the FBI's outstanding coordination and exemplary efforts alongside state and local partners during Operation Cross Country, more children will sleep safely tonight, and more wrongdoers will face the judgment of our criminal justice system.

  5. Kevin Appleby:

    For decades, we have provided exemplary services to this vulnerable population without facilitating abortions, and despite ACLU’s extreme assertions to the contrary, the law not only permits our doing so, but protects it.

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