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English noun: display

1. display (communication) something intended to communicate a particular impression


SamplesMade a display of strength.
A show of impatience.
A good show of looking interested.


Synonymsshow


Broader (hypernym)demo, demonstration


Narrower (hyponym)big stick, gaudery, pomp

2. display (act) something shown to the public


SamplesThe museum had many exhibits of oriental art.


Synonymsexhibit, showing


Broader (hypernym)show


Narrower (hyponym)light show, parade

3. display (artifact) a visual representation of something


Synonymspresentation


Broader (hypernym)representation


Narrower (hyponym)float, Snellen chart, spectacle

4. display (communication) behavior that makes your feelings public


SamplesA display of emotion.


Broader (hypernym)disclosure, revealing, revelation


Narrower (hyponym)histrionics, production, sackcloth and ashes

5. display (communication) exhibiting openly in public view


SamplesA display of courage.


Broader (hypernym)communication


Narrower (hyponym)acting out, array, fanfare, flash, flaunt, ostentation, presentation, screening, showing, sight, viewing

6. display (artifact) an electronic device that represents information in visual form


Synonymsvideo display


Broader (hypernym)electronic device


Narrower (hyponym)alphanumeric display, board, caller ID, CRT screen, digital display, display board, display panel, flat panel display, FPD, monitor, monitoring device, screen, VDU, visual display unit, window


Part holonymraster


English verb: display

1. display (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.


Synonymsexhibit, 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

2. display (social) attract attention by displaying some body part or posing; of animals


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)court, romance, solicit, woo









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