Found 2 items, similar to shown.
English → English
n 1: a public exhibition of entertainment; “a remarkable show of
2: something intended to communicate a particular impression;
“made a display of strength”
; “a show of impatience”
good show of looking interested”
3: a public exhibition or entertainment; “they wanted to see
some of the shows on Broadway”
4: pretending that something is the case in order to make a
good impression; “they try to keep up appearances”
ceremony is just for show”
v 1: show or demonstrate something to an interested audience;
“She shows her dogs frequently”
; “We will demo the new
software in Washington”
2: establish the validity of something, as by an example,
explanation or experiment; “The experiment demonstrated
the instability of the compound”
; “The mathematician
showed the validity of the conjecture”
] [ant: disprove
3: provide evidence for; “The blood test showed that he was the
; “Her behavior testified to her incompetence”
, bear witness
4: make visible or noticeable; “She showed her talent for
; “Show me your etchings, please”
5: show in, or as in, a picture; “This scene depicts country
; “the face of the child is rendered with much
tenderness in this painting”
6: give expression to; “She showed her disappointment”
7: indicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either
spatially or figuratively; “I showed the customer the
; “He pointed to the empty parking space”
“he indicated his opponents”
8: make clear and visible; “The article revealed the policies
of the government”
9: be or become visible or noticeable; “His good upbringing
; “The dirty side will show”
[syn: show up
10: indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments; “The
thermometer showed thirteen degrees below zero”
gauge read `empty'" [syn: read
11: give evidence of, as of records; “The diary shows his
distress that evening”
12: show (someone) to their seats, as in theaters or
auditoriums; “The usher showed us to our seats”
13: finish third or better in a horse or dog race; “he bet $2 on
number six to show”
English → English
, v. t. [imp. Showed
; p. p. Shown
pr. & vb. n. Showing
. It is sometimes written shew
.] [OE. schowen, shewen, schewen,
shawen, AS. sce['a]wian, to look, see, view; akin to OS.
scaw?n, OFries. skawia, D. schouwen, OHG. scouw?n, G.
schauen, Dan. skue, Sw. sk?da, Icel. sko?a, Goth. usskawjan
to waken, skuggwa a mirror, Icel. skuggy shade, shadow, L.
cavere to be on one's guard, Gr. ??? to mark, perceive, hear,
Skr. kavi wise. Cf. Caution
1. To exhibit or present to view; to place in sight; to
display; -- the thing exhibited being the object, and
often with an indirect object denoting the person or thing
seeing or beholding; as, to show a house; show your
colors; shopkeepers show customers goods (show goods to
Go thy way, shew thyself to the priest. --Matt.
Nor want we skill or art from whence to raise
Magnificence; and what can heaven show more?
2. To exhibit to the mental view; to tell; to disclose; to
reveal; to make known; as, to show one's designs.
Shew them the way wherein they must walk. --Ex.
If it please my father to do thee evil, then I will
shew it thee, and send thee away. --1 Sam. xx.
3. Specifically, to make known the way to (a person); hence,
to direct; to guide; to asher; to conduct; as, to show a
person into a parlor; to show one to the door.
4. To make apparent or clear, as by evidence, testimony, or
reasoning; to prove; to explain; also, to manifest; to
evince; as, to show the truth of a statement; to show the
causes of an event.
I 'll show my duty by my timely care. --Dryden.
5. To bestow; to confer; to afford; as, to show favor.
Shewing mercy unto thousands of them that love me.
--Ex. xx. 6.
To show forth
, to manifest; to publish; to proclaim.
To show his paces
, to exhibit the gait, speed, or the like;
-- said especially of a horse.
To show off
, to exhibit ostentatiously.
To show up
, to expose. [Colloq.]
p. p. of Show