Specimen and Type


Specimen noun - A member of the human race.
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Synonyms for Specimen

Type is a synonym for specimen in example topic. In some cases you can use "Type" instead a noun "Specimen", when it comes to topics like model, sample, simulation.


Type noun - A number of persons or things that are grouped together because they have something in common.
Usage example: what type of people do you generally hang out with?

Specimen is a synonym for type in example topic. You can use "Specimen" instead a noun "Type", if it concerns topics such as model, class, simulation.

Nearby Words: typical, typed

How words are described

good good specimen good type
female female specimen female type
physical physical specimen physical type
rare rare specimen rare type
Other adjectives: special, best, typical, complete, alien, original, single, nasty, entire, real, big, dangerous, cute, new, unique, possible, unusual, last, older.

Both words in one sentence

  • Moreover, it carries implications that the individual being praised, or 'praised', is an exceptional specimen that proves the general inferiority of their racial-national type to the racial-national type of the praise-giver.
  • In taxonomy, the Ur-Example of a newly-classified species is called a "type specimen".
    Source: Ur-Example
  • Missing Mom The heroine in The Secret Life Of Bees has what might as well be the type specimen for the realistic fiction subtrope.
    Source: Missing Mom
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Type and Specimen. (2016). Retrieved 2022, December 02, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/specimen/type
Specimen & Type. N.p., 2016. Web. 02 Dec. 2022. <https://thesaurus.plus/related/specimen/type>.
Type or Specimen. 2016. Accessed December 02, 2022. https://thesaurus.plus/related/specimen/type.
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