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Definitions of example:
  • noun:   an item of information that is representative of a type
    Example: "This patient provides a typical example of the syndrome"
  • noun:   punishment intended as a warning to others
    Example: "They decided to make an example of him"
  • noun:   a task performed or problem solved in order to develop skill or understanding
    Example: "You must work the examples at the end of each chapter in the textbook"
  • noun:   something to be imitated
  • noun:   a representative form or pattern
    Example: "I profited from his example"
  • noun:   an occurrence of something
    Example: "But there is always the famous example of the Smiths"

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