Definition of "pattern" [pat•tern]

  • (noun) A model or original used as an archetype.
  • (noun) A person or thing considered worthy of imitation.
  • (noun) A plan, diagram, or model to be followed in making things: a dress pattern. See Synonyms at ideal.
  • (noun) A representative sample; a specimen.
  • (noun) An artistic or decorative design: a paisley pattern. See Synonyms at figure.

Use "pattern" in a sentence

  • "If there are fewer elements in the $replacement array than in the $pattern array, any extra $pattern will be replaced by an empty string. limit: The maximum possible replacements for each pattern in each $subject string."
  • "Next year book features a change in the title pattern and is also called "Changes" another must-read for me."
  • "The pattern is the Gauntlet pattern from the Not Just Socks book by Sandi Rosner."

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