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show

show

 
pronunciation:
sho
parts of speech:
noun, verb
phrases:
show off, show up
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a public performance.
Will your son perform in the show at school tonight?
similar words:
act, fair, performance
definition 2: a television or radio program.
My favorite show is on Tuesdays at nine o'clock.
synonyms:
program
similar words:
performance
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: showed, showing, shown, shows
definition 1: to cause or allow to be seen.
Irene showed her report card to her parents.
synonyms:
exhibit, present
antonyms:
hide
similar words:
bare, demonstrate, display, expose, indicate, produce
definition 2: to make clear by example; explain.
The teacher showed the class how to do the problems.
 
synonyms:
demonstrate, explain
similar words:
get across, indicate, inform, instruct, teach
phrase: show off
phrase: show up