Exemplar vs. Exemplary

Exemplar vs. Exemplary — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Exemplar and Exemplary

Exemplarnoun

One that is worthy of imitation; a perfect example or model.

Exemplaryadjective

Worthy of imitation; commendable

exemplary behavior.

Exemplarnoun

One that is typical or representative; an example

an exemplar of poor research.

Exemplaryadjective

Serving as a model.

Exemplarnoun

A copy, as of a book.

Exemplaryadjective

Serving as an illustration; typical.

Exemplarnoun

Something fit to be imitated; an ideal, a model.

Exemplaryadjective

Serving as a warning; admonitory.

Exemplarnoun

A role model.

Exemplaryadjective

Deserving honour, respect and admiration.

Exemplarnoun

Something typical or representative of a class; an example.

Exemplaryadjective

Of such high quality that it should serve as an example to be imitated; ideal, perfect.

Her behaviour was always exemplary.

Exemplarnoun

A pattern after which others should be made; an archetype.

Exemplaryadjective

Serving as a warning; monitory.

exemplary justice, exemplary punishment, exemplary damages

Exemplarnoun

A well known usage of a scientific theory.

Exemplaryadjective

Providing an example or illustration.

Exemplarnoun

A handwritten manuscript used by a scribe to make a handwritten copy; the original copy of what gets multiply reproduced in a copy machine.

Exemplarynoun

(obsolete) An example, or typical instance.

Exemplarnoun

A copy of a book or piece of writing.

Exemplarynoun

(obsolete) A copy of a book or a piece of writing.

Exemplaradjective

(obsolete) Exemplary.

Exemplaryadjective

worthy of imitation;

exemplary behaviormodel citizens

Exemplarnoun

something to be imitated;

an exemplar of successa model of clarityhe is the very model of a modern major general

Exemplaryadjective

being or serving as an illustration of a type;

the free discussion that is emblematic of democracyan action exemplary of his conduct

Exemplaryadjective

serving to warn;

shook a monitory finger at himan exemplary jail sentence