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Synonyms for sample
ˈsæm pəl, ˈsɑm-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sample(noun)

    a small part of something intended as representative of the whole

    sampling, sample distribution

  2. sample distribution, sample, sampling(noun)

    items selected at random from a population and used to test hypotheses about the population

    sampling, sample distribution

  3. sample(verb)

    all or part of a natural object that is collected and preserved as an example of its class

    sampling, sample distribution

  4. sample, try, try out, taste(verb)

    take a sample of

    "Try these new crackers"; "Sample the regional dishes"

    attempt, examine, stress, adjudicate, strain, audition, essay, seek, savour, assay, taste, try, prove, test, try on, smack, hear, experiment, try out, judge, render, savor


  1. sample(noun)

    example, specimen

  2. sample(noun)

    specimen, example

  3. sample(noun)

    Gratuitous borrowing of easily recognised phases (or moments) from other music (or movies) in a recording, used to emphasize a particular point by implying a certain context.

    specimen, example

  4. sample(noun)

    example, specimen

  5. sample(verb)

    To reuse a portion of (an existing sound recording) in a new song.

    specimen, example

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. sample

    A sample is a portion taken at random out of a quantity supposed to be homogeneous, so that the qualities found in the sample may reasonably be expected to be found in the whole; as, a sample of sugar; a sample of cloth. A specimen is one unit of a series, or a fragment of a mass, all of which is supposed to possess the same essential qualities; as, a specimen of coinage, or of architecture, or a specimen of quartz. No other unit or portion may be exactly like the specimen, while all the rest is supposed to be exactly like the sample. An instance is a sample or specimen of action. Compare EXAMPLE.

    case, example, exemplification, illustration, instance, specimen

    abnormality, aggregate, exception, monstrosity, total, whole

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. sample

    specimen, pattern, illustration, case, exemplification, scantling

    exception, deviation, abnormity, monstrosity, variety, nondescript, hybrid, nonsuch

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sample(n.)

    specimen, illustration

  2. sample(n.)

    example, pattern, instance

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