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Synonyms for paradigmˈpær əˌdaɪm, -dɪm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. paradigm(noun)

    systematic arrangement of all the inflected forms of a word

    epitome, prototype, image, substitution class

  2. prototype, paradigm, epitome, image(noun)

    a standard or typical example

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

    paradigm, range, effigy, trope, figure of speech, ikon, figure, substitution class, simulacrum, range of a function, image, epitome, persona, look-alike, icon, prototype, mental image, double, picture

  3. substitution class, paradigm(noun)

    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)

    paradigm, epitome, prototype, image, substitution class

  4. paradigm(noun)

    the generally accepted perspective of a particular discipline at a given time

    "he framed the problem within the psychoanalytic paradigm"

    epitome, prototype, image, substitution class


  1. paradigm(noun)

    An example serving as a model or pattern; a template.

    model, exemplar, worldview

  2. paradigm(noun)

    A set of all forms which contain a common element, especially the set of all inflectional forms of a word or a particular grammatical category.

    worldview, model, exemplar

  3. paradigm(noun)

    A system of assumptions, concepts, values, and practices that constitutes a way of viewing reality.

    exemplar, worldview, model

  4. paradigm(noun)

    A conceptual framework\u2014an established thought process.

    exemplar, model, worldview

  5. paradigm(noun)

    A way of thinking which can occasionally lead to misleading predispositions; a prejudice. A route of mental efficiency which has presumably been verified by affirmative results/predictions.

    model, worldview, exemplar

  6. paradigm(noun)

    A philosophy consisting of \u2018top-bottom\u2019 ideas (namely biases which could possibly make the practitioner susceptible to the \u2018confirmation bias\u2019).

    worldview, exemplar, model

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