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Show meaning

show - 17 dictionary results

  1. 1. make visible or noticeable; " She showed her talent for cooking"; " Show me your etchings, please"
  2. 2. 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 customers).
  3. 3. To exhibit to the mental view; to tell; to disclose; to reveal; to make known; as, to show one's designs.
  4. 4. 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.
  5. 5. 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.
  6. 6. To bestow; to confer; to afford; as, to show favor.
  7. 7. To exhibit or manifest one's self or itself; to appear; to look; to be in appearance; to seem.
  8. 8. To have a certain appearance, as well or ill, fit or unfit; to become or suit; to appear.
  9. 9. The act of showing, or bringing to view; exposure to sight; exhibition.
  10. 10. That which os shown, or brought to view; that which is arranged to be seen; a spectacle; an exhibition; as, a traveling show; a cattle show.
  11. 11. Proud or ostentatious display; parade; pomp.
  12. 12. Semblance; likeness; appearance.
  13. 13. False semblance; deceitful appearance; pretense.
  14. 14. A pale blue flame, at the top of a candle flame, indicating the presence of fire damp.
  15. 15. Display; spectacle; appearance.
  16. 16. To exhibit; display; prove; inform; bestow.
  17. 17. To oppear.

show - examples of usage

  1. A comprehensive list of all miami shows and tickets.
  2. But you could not make her show it. - "The Crisis, Volume 6", Winston Churchill.
  3. I can show it to you." - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
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