Exempli Gratia Law and Legal Definition

Exempli Gratia is a Latin term which means ‘for the sake of example’. The term is commonly abbreviated as e.g. It is also used as equivalent to ‘for instance’. It is used when qualifying a statement by explaining through a relevant example. The word exampli is also used as a noun. It means something chosen from a number of things, ‘ a sample’ And the noun ‘gratia’ means ‘for the sake of’. Example can be of multiple uses. It can be used as an instance of a general rule that is., as an illustration of or as a support for one. Example can be used as model or pattern. Moreover, it can be used for comparison.