Synonyms for sample
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Antonyms for sample
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SAMPLE
They say the more yuh hurry the less yuh'll git along, an' that's a sample.
It may serve as a sample of his wool, for invariably it is home made.
Get from a wall-paper dealer a sample of a frieze for a papered room.
A trial will convince anyone—and you may have a sample bottle free by mail.
To this sample of a modern tribune I will add a specimen of a modern legislator.
With it went a sample of the ore and the bullet that had killed Pete.
My lawyer tells me, that every bale and every part of the bales must be equal to the sample.
And this was a sample of the carryings-on in the days of the old Keighley Show.
Calhoun drew a sample of blood from the insensitive area on Murgatroyd's flank.
Calhoun put the sample away and called Maril back and offered no explanation.
c.1300, "something which confirms a proposition or statement," from Anglo-French saumple, a shortening of Old French essample, from Latin exemplum "a sample" (see example). Meaning "small quantity (of something) from which the general quality (of the whole) may be inferred" (usually in a commercial sense) is recorded from early 15c.; sense of "specimen for scientific sampling" is from 1878. As an adjective from 1820.
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