- A person or thing considered worthy of imitation.
- A representative sample; a specimen.
- A design of natural or accidental origin: patterns of bird formations.
- A consistent, characteristic form, style, or method, as:
- A composite of traits or features characteristic of an individual or a group: one's pattern of behavior.
- The configuration of gunshots upon a target that is used as an indication of skill in shooting.
- A test pattern.
- To make a pattern.