Paradigm defined: a widely accepted example, belief or concept. NOUN
- An example of paradigm is evolution.
- An example of paradigm is the earth being round.
- a pattern, example, or model
- an overall concept accepted by most people in an intellectual community, as those in one of the natural sciences, because of its effectiveness in explaining a complex process, idea, or set of data
- GRAM. an example of a declension or conjugation, giving all the inflectional forms of a word