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show

 
Noun show has 4 senses
  1. show - a public exhibition of entertainment; "a remarkable show of skill"
    --1 is a kind of
    entertainment, amusement
    --1 has particulars:
     carnival, fair, funfair; dog show; horseshow; raree-show; circus; cabaret, floorshow, floor show; ice show; interlude, intermezzo, entr'acte; display, exhibit, showing; presentation, presentment, demonstration; demonstration; road show; sideshow; Wild West Show, Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show
    Derived form: verb show1
  2. display, show - something intended to communicate a particular impression; "made a display of strength"; "a show of impatience"; "a good show of looking interested"
    --2 is a kind of demonstration, demo
    --2 has particulars: big stick; gaudery
  3. show - a public exhibition or entertainment; "they wanted to see some of the shows on Broadway"
    --3 is a kind of
    social event; communication
    --3 has particulars:
     stage dancing, choreography; movie, film, picture, moving picture, moving-picture show, motion picture, motion-picture show, picture show, pic, flick; attraction; broadcast, program, programme; performance, public presentation; burlesque; play; galanty show, shadow show, shadow play; puppet show, puppet play; variety show, variety
    Derived form: verb show1
  4. appearance, show - pretending that something is the case in order to make a good impression; "they try to keep up appearances"; "that ceremony is just for show"
    --4 is a kind of pretense, pretence, pretending, simulation, feigning
Verb show has 13 senses
  1. show, demo, exhibit, present, demonstrate - show or demonstrate something to an interested audience; "She shows her dogs frequently"; "We will demo the new software in Washington"
    --1 is one way to show
    Derived forms: noun show1, noun show3, noun showing1, noun showing2
    Sample sentences:
    The parents show a French poem to the children
    The parents show the children a French poem
  2. prove, demonstrate, establish, show, shew - 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"
    --2 is one way to confirm, corroborate, sustain, substantiate, support, affirm
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
  3. testify, bear witness, prove, evidence, show - provide evidence for; "The blood test showed that he was the father"; "Her behavior testified to her incompetence"
    --3 is one way to inform
    Sample sentence:
    They show that there was a traffic accident
  4. show - make visible or noticeable; "She showed her talent for cooking"; "Show me your etchings, please"
    Antonyms:
    hide, conceal
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody something
    Somebody ----s something to somebody
  5. picture, depict, render, show - show in, or as in, a picture; "This scene depicts country life"; "the face of the child is rendered with much tenderness in this painting"
    --5 is one way to represent, interpret
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  6. express, show, evince - give expression to; "She showed her disappointment"
    --6 is one way to convey, impart
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  7. indicate, point, show - indicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively; "I showed the customer the glove section"; "He pointed to the empty parking space"; "he indicated his opponents"
    --7 is one way to inform
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody something
    Somebody ----s something to somebody
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
  8. reveal, display, show - make clear and visible; "The article revealed the policies of the government"
    --8 is one way to communicate, pass on, pass, put across
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  9. show, show up - be or become visible or noticeable; "His good upbringing really shows"; "The dirty side will show"
    --9 is one way to appear
    Sample sentence:
    The moon will soon show
  10. read, register, show, record - indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments; "The thermometer showed thirteen degrees below zero"; "The gauge read `empty'"
    --10 is one way to indicate
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  11. show - give evidence of, as of records; "The diary shows his distress that evening"
    --11 is one way to
    read, register, show, record
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  12. usher, show - show (someone) to their seats, as in theaters or auditoriums; "The usher showed us to our seats"
    --12 is one way to lead, take, direct, conduct, guide
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  13. show - finish third or better in a horse or dog race; "he bet $2 on number six to show"
    --13 is one way to
    race, run
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
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