Noun paradigm has 4 senses
- paradigm - systematic arrangement of all the inflected forms of a word
--1 is a kind of inflection, inflexion
- prototype, paradigm, epitome, image - a standard or typical example; "he is the prototype of good breeding"; "he provided America with an image of the good father"
--2 is a kind of model, example
--2 has particulars: concentrate; imago
- substitution class, paradigm - the class of all items that can be substituted into the same position (or slot) in a grammatical sentence (are in paradigmatic relation with one another)
--3 is a kind of class, category, family
- paradigm - the generally accepted perspective of a particular discipline at a given time; "he framed the problem within the psychoanalytic paradigm"
--4 is a kind of position, view, perspective