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show (n):
the act of publicly exhibiting or entertaining
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a remarkable show of skill
show (n):
pretending that something is the case in order to make a good impression
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they try to keep up appearances.
that ceremony is just for show
show (n):
a social event involving a public performance or entertainment
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they wanted to see some of the shows on Broadway
show (n):
something intended to communicate a particular impression
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made a display of strength.
a show of impatience.
a good show of looking interested
show (v):
establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment
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The experiment demonstrated the instability of the compound.
The mathematician showed the validity of the conjecture

Related Words: demonstrateestablishprove
show (v):
give expression to
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She showed her disappointment
Related Word: express
show (v):
indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments
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The thermometer showed thirteen degrees below zero.
The gauge read `empty'

Related Words: readregister
show (v):
give evidence of, as of records
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The diary shows his distress that evening
show (v):
indicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively
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I showed the customer the glove section.
He pointed to the empty parking space.
he indicated his opponents

Related Words: indicatepoint
show (v):
provide evidence for
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The blood test showed that he was the father.
Her behavior testified to her incompetence

Related Words: evidencetestify
show (v):
finish third or better in a horse or dog race
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he bet $2 on number six to show
show (v):
show in, or as in, a picture
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This scene depicts country life.
the face of the child is rendered with much tenderness in this painting

Related Words: depictpicture
show (v):
make visible or noticeable
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She showed her talent for cooking.
Show me your etchings, please
show (v):
be or become visible or noticeable
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His good upbringing really shows.
The dirty side will show
show (v):
take (someone) to their seats, as in theaters or auditoriums
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The usher showed us to our seats
Related Word: usher
show (v):
give an exhibition of to an interested audience
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She shows her dogs frequently.
We will demo the new software in Washington

Related Words: demodemonstrateexhibitpresent
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