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English noun: exhibit

1. exhibit (communication) an object or statement produced before a court of law and referred to while giving evidence


Broader (hypernym)evidence

2. exhibit (act) something shown to the public


SamplesThe museum had many exhibits of oriental art.


Synonymsdisplay, showing


Broader (hypernym)show


Narrower (hyponym)light show, parade


English verb: exhibit

1. exhibit (stative) show an attribute, property, knowledge, or skill


SamplesHe exhibits a great talent.


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)possess


Narrower (hyponym)phosphoresce

2. exhibit (perception) to show, make visible or apparent


SamplesThe Metropolitan Museum is exhibiting Goya's works this month.
Why don't you show your nice legs and wear shorter skirts?.
National leaders will have to display the highest skills of statesmanship.


Synonymsdisplay, expose


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)show


Narrower (hyponym)bench, brandish, bring forth, flash, flaunt, gibbet, hold up, model, model, moon, open, ostentate, pillory, pose, posture, produce, show off, sit, swank

3. exhibit (perception) give an exhibition of to an interested audience


SamplesShe shows her dogs frequently.
We will demo the new software in Washington.


Synonymsdemo, demonstrate, present, show


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody something.
Somebody ----s something to somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody with something


Broader (hypernym)show


Narrower (hyponym)bring home

4. exhibit (motion) walk ostentatiously


SamplesShe parades her new husband around town.


Synonymsmarch, parade


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)walk









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