Definition of For example

1. Adverb. As an example. "Take ribbon snakes, for example"

Exact synonyms: E.g., For Instance

Definition of For example

1. Adverb. (context: conjunctive) As an example. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of For Example

for any price
for anything
for better or worse
for cause
for certain
for chrissake
for cryin' out loud
for crying out loud
for dear life
for each one
for each person
for ever
for ever and ever
for ever more
for evermore
for example (current term)
for fake
for free
for good
for good and all
for good measure
for goodness' sake
for heaven's sake
for instance
for it
for keeps
for kicks
for loop
for loops

Literary usage of For example

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"for example, the last named, obtaining Bishop ... as, for example, by the ex-Capuchin Father Norbert Parisot, later called Platel, who in the time of ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1904)
"In some cases, as, for instance, the heading ' Electric spectra/ too little subdivision has been made, while in others, for example, infra-red work, ..."

3. Journal of the Plague Year by Daniel Defoe (1895)
"infected, viz., Cripplegate, Clerkenwell, Bishopsgate, and Shoreditch, yet still all the rest were tolerably well: for example :— From the 25th July to the ..."

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