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Synonyms for pattern

Synonyms for (noun) pattern

Synonyms: practice, pattern Definition: a customary way of operation or behavior Usage: it is their practice to give annual raises; they changed their dietary pattern

Similar words: activity Definition: any specific behavior Usage: they avoided all recreational activity

Synonyms: design, figure, pattern Definition: a decorative or artistic work Usage: the coach had a design on the doors

Similar words: decoration, ornament, ornamentation Definition: something used to beautify

Synonyms: convention, formula, pattern, normal, rule Definition: something regarded as a normative example Usage: the convention of not naming the main character; violence is the rule not the exception; his formula for impressing visitors

Similar words: practice Definition: knowledge of how something is usually done Usage: it is not the local practice to wear shorts to dinner

Synonyms: design, blueprint, pattern Definition: something intended as a guide for making something else Usage: a blueprint for a house; a pattern for a skirt

Similar words: program, programme, plan Definition: a series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished Usage: they drew up a six-step plan; they discussed plans for a new bond issue

Synonyms: form, pattern, shape Definition: a perceptual structure Usage: the composition presents problems for students of musical form; a visual pattern must include not only objects but the spaces between them

Similar words: structure Definition: the complex composition of knowledge as elements and their combinations Usage: his lectures have no structure

Synonyms: pattern Definition: a model considered worthy of imitation Usage: the American constitution has provided a pattern for many republics

Similar words: model, example, exemplar, good example Definition: something to be imitated Usage: an exemplar of success; a model of clarity; he is the very model of a modern major general

Synonyms: pattern, radiation diagram, radiation pattern Definition: graphical representation (in polar or Cartesian coordinates) of the spatial distribution of radiation from an antenna as a function of angle

Similar words: graph, graphical record Definition: a visual representation of the relations between certain quantities plotted with reference to a set of axes

Synonyms: approach pattern, traffic pattern, pattern Definition: the path that is prescribed for an airplane that is preparing to land at an airport Usage: the traffic patterns around O'Hare are very crowded; they stayed in the pattern until the fog lifted

Similar words: itinerary, path, route Definition: an established line of travel or access

Synonyms for (verb) pattern

Synonyms: model, pattern Definition: plan or create according to a model or models

Similar words: copy, simulate, imitate Definition: reproduce someone's behavior or looks Usage: The mime imitated the passers-by; Children often copy their parents or older siblings

Synonyms: pattern Definition: form a pattern Usage: These sentences pattern like the ones we studied before

Similar words: correspond, tally, jibe, match, fit, gibe, agree, check Definition: be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics Usage: The two stories don't agree in many details; The handwriting checks with the signature on the check; The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun