Synonyms of paradigm


1. paradigm, inflection, inflexion

usage: systematic arrangement of all the inflected forms of a word

2. prototype, paradigm, epitome, image, model, example

usage: a standard or typical example; "he is the prototype of good breeding"; "he provided America with an image of the good father"

3. substitution class, paradigm, class, category, family

usage: 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)

4. paradigm, position, view, perspective

usage: the generally accepted perspective of a particular discipline at a given time; "he framed the problem within the psychoanalytic paradigm"

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