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Definition of Show

  • 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).
  • To exhibit to the mental view; to tell; to disclose; to reveal; to make known; as, to show one's designs.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • To bestow; to confer; to afford; as, to show favor.
  • To exhibit or manifest one's self or itself; to appear; to look; to be in appearance; to seem.
  • To have a certain appearance, as well or ill, fit or unfit; to become or suit; to appear.
  • The act of showing, or bringing to view; exposure to sight; exhibition.
  • 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.
  • Proud or ostentatious display; parade; pomp.
  • Semblance; likeness; appearance.
  • False semblance; deceitful appearance; pretense.
  • A discharge, from the vagina, of mucus streaked with blood, occuring a short time before labor.
  • A pale blue flame, at the top of a candle flame, indicating the presence of fire damp.
  • the act of publicly exhibiting or entertaining
  • pretending that something is the case in order to make a good impression
  • a social event involving a public performance or entertainment
  • something intended to communicate a particular impression
  • establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment
  • indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments
  • give evidence of, as of records
  • indicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively
  • give expression to
  • provide evidence for
  • finish third or better in a horse or dog race
  • show in, or as in, a picture
  • take (someone) to their seats, as in theaters or auditoriums
  • make visible or noticeable
  • be or become visible or noticeable
  • give an exhibition of to an interested audience

How to use show in a sentence. Show pronunciation.

Let's show 'em what business means.
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This is a rotten cotton show.
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The bowab of the gate will show the way; I know it not.
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Saadat!" said Nahoum, with show of assumed feeling, and made salutation.
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After the Disrobed Spark had waited for the space of an hour with great Petience, and longing Expectation, for this Comical Show, and no Body came at him, his Patience was quite tir'd, and therefore knocking with his foot, the Maid of the House came up, of whom he enquired for such a Person, as well as he could, describing me.
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Phoebicius waved his hand with a negative movement, implying that he knew better, and said, "I will show you what your nice night-bird left in my nest.
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The sun meanwhile had risen, and the Alexandrian blushed to show himself in Dame Dorothea's presence in his short and ragged under-garment, which was quite inefficient to cover the still athletic mould of his limbs.
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Dore's illustration, which portrays Mary Magdalene as a heartbroken and despairing sinner, shows that he has fallen into the common error.
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This very undesirable parentage naturally affected Emmeline's opinion of Louise, whose faults began to show in a more pronounced light.
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Mrs. Mumford came into the room once a day and sat for a few minutes, neither of them desiring longer communion, but they managed to exchange inquiries and remarks with a show of came from Cobb, Emmeline made no friendliness.
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These figures show in how short a time Russian literature has had its origin, development, and full fruition.
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Russian children think and dream in foreign words, but it is seldom that a Russian shows any pride in his linguistic accomplishments, or that he takes it otherwise than as a matter of course.
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In order to show that it is not imaginary, but real, one has only to turn to Sienkiewicz's powerful work, "Without Dogma," the very title expressing the lack of conviction that destroys the hero.
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Perhaps if the membership were exclusively composed of women, positive results would show.
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It is astonishing that so small a work can show such colossal force.
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These other tales show an astonishing advance in power of conception and mastery of style.
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I do not share the general enthusiasm for the narrative of the comically grotesque quarrel between the two Ivans: but the three stories, "Old-fashioned Farmers," "The Portrait," and "The Cloak," show to a high degree that mingling of Fantasy with Reality that is so characteristic of this author.
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It has all the fiery ardour of a young genius; its very exaggeration, its delight in bloody battle, show a certain immaturity; it breathes indeed the spirit of youth.
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No two books could possibly show a greater contrast than "Taras Bulba" and "Dead Souls.
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His principal aim is to place side by side the philosophy of the fathers and the philosophy of the children and to show that the philosophy of the children is opposed to human nature and therefore cannot be accepted in life.
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Examples of Show

Example #1
Two million dollars went into that experiment, but Manana won.
Example #2
Let's teach 'em to do things to-day.
Example #3
But, no, I guess it's no good.
Example #4
But a strong man here at the head, with a sword in his hand, peace in his heart, who'd be just and poor-how can you make officials honest when you take all you can get yourself-!
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But who will deny thee?
Example #6
There is a secret entrance.