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exemplum ī, n

EM-, a sample, specimen : hominum exempla, i. e. representatives of the race , O.An imitation, image, portrait, draught, transcript, copy : earum (litterarum), S.: epistulae.— A pattern, model, original, example, precedent, incident, case : simulacrum ab animali exemplo transfertur: litterarum, a draft : exempla ad imitandum: naturae et veritatis: Ex hoc numero (amicorum) nobis exempla sumenda sunt: vir exempli recti: in oculis exemplum erat Fabius, L.: exemplum a me petere, L.: qui exemplum et rectores habebantur, Ta.: spinas Traxit in exemplum, O.: habuerunt virtutes spatium exemplorum, i. e. room to show themselves , Ta.: quasi exempli causā, as an example : sequimur exempla deorum, O.: sententiae exemplo haud salubres, i. e. by becoming a precedent , L.: mala exempla ex rebus bonis orta sunt, S.: illo exemplo confirmat, etc., by that instance : Venit in exemplum furor, served as a lesson , O.: exempli causā paucos nominavi, for example's sake : exempli gratiā.— A warning example, warning, lesson, penalty : Exemplum statuite in me, ut, etc., T.: simile severitatis tuae: in eos omnia exempla cruciatūsque edere, Cs.: ea in civitatem exempli edendi facultas, L.: in eum indigna, T.: esse in exemplo, to serve as a warning , O.A way, manner, kind, nature : more et exemplo populi R. iter dare, Cs.: eodem exemplo quo, L.: exemplo nubis aquosae Fertur, after the manner of , O.A tenor, purport, contents : litterae uno exemplo: scribere bis eodem exemplo: hoc exemplo, as follows .

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