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Engelsk navneord: show

1. show (om handling) the act of publicly exhibiting or entertaining


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA remarkable show of skill.


Mindre specifikke termeramusement, entertainment


Mere specifikke termerBuffalo Bill's Wild West Show, cabaret, carnival, circus, demonstration, demonstration, display, dog show, entr'acte, exhibit, fair, floor show, floorshow, funfair, horseshow, ice show, interlude, intermezzo, presentation, presentment, raree-show, road show, showing, sideshow, Wild West Show

2. show (om kommunikation) something intended to communicate a particular impression


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningMade a display of strength.
A show of impatience.
A good show of looking interested.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)display


Mindre specifikke termerdemo, demonstration


Mere specifikke termerbig stick, gaudery, pomp

3. show (om kommunikation) a social event involving a public performance or entertainment


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey wanted to see some of the shows on Broadway.


Mindre specifikke termersocial event


Mere specifikke termerattraction, broadcast, burlesque, choreography, film, flick, galanty show, motion picture, motion-picture show, movie, moving picture, moving-picture show, performance, pic, picture, picture show, play, program, programme, public presentation, puppet play, puppet show, shadow play, shadow show, stage dancing, variety, variety show

4. show (om handling) pretending that something is the case in order to make a good impression


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey try to keep up appearances.
That ceremony is just for show.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)appearance


Mindre specifikke termerfeigning, pretence, pretending, pretense, simulation


Engelsk udsagnsord: show

1. show (om opfattelse) give an exhibition of to an interested audience


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe shows her dogs frequently.
We will demo the new software in Washington.


Eksempler på anvendelseThe parents show a French poem to the children, The parents show the children a French poem


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)demo, demonstrate, exhibit, present


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody something.
Somebody ----s something to somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody with something


Mindre specifikke termershow


Mere specifikke termerbring home

2. show (om erkendelse) establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe experiment demonstrated the instability of the compound.
The mathematician showed the validity of the conjecture.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)demonstrate, establish, prove, shew


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Mindre specifikke termeraffirm, confirm, corroborate, substantiate, support, sustain


Mere specifikke termercontradict, negate, prove, prove oneself, stultify


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)confute, disprove

3. show (om kommunikation) provide evidence for


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe blood test showed that he was the father.
Her behavior testified to her incompetence.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey show that there was a traffic accident


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bear witness, evidence, prove, testify


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Mindre specifikke termerinform


Mere specifikke termerabduce, adduce, attest, certify, cite, demonstrate, evidence, manifest, presume


Overordnet emneområdejurisprudence, law

4. show (om opfattelse) make visible or noticeable


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe showed her talent for cooking.
Show me your etchings, please.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody something.
Somebody ----s something to somebody


Mere specifikke termerbring out, define, delineate, demo, demonstrate, display, do justice, etch, exhibit, exhibit, expose, flash, fly, give, peep, present, project, reflect, reveal, screen, show, uncover, unveil


Medførersee


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)conceal, hide

5. show (om tilvejebringelse) show in, or as in, a picture


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThis scene depicts country life.
The face of the child is rendered with much tenderness in this painting.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)depict, picture, render


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerinterpret, represent


Mere specifikke termerillustrate, map


Overordnet emneområdeart, artistic creation, artistic production

6. show (om kommunikation) give expression to


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe showed her disappointment.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)evince, express


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerconvey


Mere specifikke termeraccent, accentuate, articulate, beam, burst out, connote, emphasise, emphasize, evoke, exude, formulate, give, give vent, give voice, imply, imply, menace, paint a picture, phrase, punctuate, smile, sneer, stress, suggest, vent, ventilate, word

7. show (om kommunikation) indicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI showed the customer the glove section.
He pointed to the empty parking space.
He indicated his opponents.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)designate, indicate, point


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody something.
Somebody ----s something to somebody.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Mindre specifikke termerinform


Mere specifikke termercall attention, finger, point, point out, reflect, signalise, signalize

8. show (om opfattelse) be or become visible or noticeable


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis good upbringing really shows.
The dirty side will show.


Eksempler på anvendelseThe moon will soon show


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)show up


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP


Mindre specifikke termerappear


Mere specifikke termerregister

9. show (om kommunikation) indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe thermometer showed thirteen degrees below zero.
The gauge read `empty'.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)read, record, register


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerindicate


Mere specifikke termersay, show, strike

10. show (om kommunikation) give evidence of, as of records


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe diary shows his distress that evening.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerread, record, register, show


Mere specifikke termerattest, surcharge

11. show (om bevægelse) take (someone) to their seats, as in theaters or auditoriums


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe usher showed us to our seats.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)usher


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termerconduct, direct, guide, lead, take


Mere specifikke termermarshal

12. show (om konkurrence) finish third or better in a horse or dog race


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe bet $2 on number six to show.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s


Mindre specifikke termerrace, run









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