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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


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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