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exhibit

ex·hib·it

exhibit

 
pronunciation:
ihg zI biht
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: exhibited, exhibiting, exhibits
definition 1: to expose for viewing or inspection; present; show.
He exhibited his new collection of paintings at a downtown gallery last week.She will exhibit her findings from the experiment at the upcoming conference.
synonyms:
display, present, show
similar words:
expose, lay
definition 2: to reveal or manifest (emotions, symptoms, or the like).
They didn't exhibit any surprise when we told them the news.She's exhibiting some of the early signs of the disease.You've written a lot, but you haven't exhibited an understanding of the issues.
synonyms:
demonstrate, display, express, manifest, reveal, show
similar words:
evidence, evince, write
definition 3: to submit as evidence in a legal proceeding.
The gun will be exhibited as part of the evidence.
synonyms:
submit
similar words:
evidence, offer, present
definition 4: to make clear or obvious; explain.
synonyms:
elucidate, explain, explicate
similar words:
clarify, expound
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to make a presentation of something for public viewing or inspection.
I know some of the artists that exhibit at this gallery.
similar words:
show
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an act or instance of exhibiting; showing; presentation.
People flocked to the museum during the exhibit of the Italian sculptures.
synonyms:
display, exhibition, presentation, showing
similar words:
array, exposition
definition 2: a collection of things that are on display for many people to view, or a particular object that is submitted for viewing.
Thousands of people came to see the exhibit of ancient Egyptian art at the museum.The enamel vase was donated as an exhibit.
synonyms:
display
similar words:
demonstration, example, item
definition 3: a document or object used as evidence in a legal proceeding.
The prosecuting attorney submitted the letter as one of the exhibits at the trial.
similar words:
evidence
derivation: exhibitor (exhibiter) (n.)
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The word exhibit contains the following part:
hab, hib Latin root that means hold, have