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See definition of patterns on Dictionary.com
  • noundesign, motif
  • nounarrangement, order
  • nounmodel, example
  • verbcopy, imitate; decorate

synonyms for patterns

  • arrangement
  • decoration
  • device
  • diagram
  • figure
  • guide
  • impression
  • instruction
  • markings
  • mold
  • motive
  • original
  • ornament
  • patterning
  • plan
  • stencil
  • template
  • trim
  • standard
  • prototype
  • specimen
  • paragon
  • guide
  • sample
  • criterion
  • exemplar
  • copy
  • archetype
  • original
  • norm
  • paradigm
  • beau ideal
  • cynosure
  • mirror
  • ensample
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antonyms for patterns

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  • disorder
  • disorganization
  • plainness
  • neglect
  • disorganize
  • disorder
  • destroy
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