Definition for Pattern (-s)

pattern (-s), n. [ME patron < Fr. patron, patron or pattern.] (webplay: afforded, arts, bears, care, cut, exhibited, formed, imitated, moon, name, night, serve, whole, work).

  1. Shape; form; outline.
  2. Blueprint; guide; model; plan; design.
  3. Likeness; imitation; copy.
  4. Way; fashion; manner; custom.
  5. Specimen; creation; work; [fig.] person; human being; individual.
  6. Exemplar; model; archetype; [fig.] Jesus Christ.
  7. Wave; undulation; regular fluctuation; rhythmic movement.

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