English noun: display
|1.||display (communication) something intended to communicate a particular impression|
|Samples||Made a display of strength.|
A show of impatience.
A good show of looking interested.
|Broader (hypernym)||demo, demonstration|
|Narrower (hyponym)||big stick, gaudery, pomp|
|2.||display (act) something shown to the public|
|Samples||The museum had many exhibits of oriental art.|
|Narrower (hyponym)||light show, parade|
|3.||display (artifact) a visual representation of something|
|Narrower (hyponym)||float, Snellen chart, spectacle|
|4.||display (communication) behavior that makes your feelings public|
|Samples||A display of emotion.|
|Broader (hypernym)||disclosure, revealing, revelation|
|Narrower (hyponym)||histrionics, production, sackcloth and ashes|
|5.||display (communication) exhibiting openly in public view|
|Samples||A display of courage.|
|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|
|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|
English verb: display
|1.||display (perception) to show, make visible or apparent|
|Samples||The 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.
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something.|
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something
|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 use||Somebody ----s|
|Broader (hypernym)||court, romance, solicit, woo|