example (v.)
find an example for, provide a model for
Sonn.84.4[of his friend] Which should example where your equal grew?
TC I.iii.132[Ulysses to Agamemnon] every step, / Exampled by the first pace that is sick / Of his superior, grows to an envious fever [or: sense 4]
Tim IV.iii.437[Timon to Bandits] I'll example you with thievery [i.e. give you justification for thieving]
SHAKESPEARE'S WORDS © 2018 DAVID CRYSTAL & BEN CRYSTAL