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Definitions of exhibit

  1. something shown to the public; " the museum had many exhibits of oriental art"
  2. show an attribute, property, knowledge, or skill; " he exhibits a great talent"
  3. an object or statement produced before a court of law and referred to while giving evidence
  4. walk ostentatiously; " She parades her new husband around town"
  5. to show, make visible or apparent; " 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"
  6. To hold forth or present to view; to produce publicly, for inspection; to show, especially in order to attract notice to what is interesting; to display; as, to exhibit commodities in a warehouse, a picture in a gallery.
  7. To submit, as a document, to a court or officer, in course of proceedings; also, to present or offer officially or in legal form; to bring, as a charge.
  8. To administer as a remedy; as, to exhibit calomel.
  9. Any article, or collection of articles, displayed to view, as in an industrial exhibition; a display; as, this exhibit was marked A; the English exhibit.
  10. A document produced and identified in court for future use as evidence.
  11. To present to view; display; show; manifest publicly.
  12. An object or collection of objects offered for public view.
  13. To hold forth or present to view: to present formally or publicly.
  14. EXHIBITER, EXHIBITOR.
  15. A detailed statement.
  16. To display; show.
  17. To present to view; show; display.
  18. Any object or objects exhibited; a document or object marked for use as evidence.
  19. Anything exhibited; a paper presented to a court, auditors, referees, or arbitrators, as a proof of facts; a voucher produced; a deed or writing produced in court, swern to by a witness.
  20. To present to view; to show; to display; to manifest publicly; to present formally; to administer.
  21. Any paper formally exhibited in a court of law.
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Usage examples for exhibit

  1. How do you get the beautiful results that you exhibit? – Craftsmanship in Teaching by William Chandler Bagley
  2. But to be a married woman, with an establishment of her own, and a husband to exhibit to her friends, was necessary to the maintenance of her pride. – An Ambitious Man by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  3. Statistics of the Sunday schools exhibit direct evidence as to how largely this institution functions in the religious life of the Negroes. – The History of the Negro Church by Carter Godwin Woodson
  4. I recollect your having read a superficial account of it in a few slight sketches of Poland which have been published in England; but the pictures they exhibit are so faint, they hardly resemble the original. – Thaddeus of Warsaw by Jane Porter
  5. Let me exhibit my meaning from another point of view. – Denzil Quarrier by George Gissing
  6. The report which the Secretary of the Treasury will in due time lay before you will exhibit the national finances in a highly prosperous state. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  7. They would be required to exhibit clean hands. – The Allen House or Twenty Years Ago and Now by T. S. Arthur
  8. Mr. Tickler said this with such an air of self- confidence, that Stretcher immediately began to exhibit signs of anxiety, and was proceeding to make further inquiries, when the door opened and General Roger Potter stalked in, quite out of breath from the excess of heat. – The Life and Adventures of Maj. Roger Sherman Potter by "Pheleg Van Trusedale" A pseudonym for Francis Colburn Adams
  9. " And certainly," cried the countess, " I am very curious to have you exhibit the proofs of this!" – Marie Antoinette And Her Son by Louise Muhlbach Official
  10. He has native pluck- the actual article- and it is no strain on him to exhibit it. – Mohun, or, The Last Days of Lee by John Esten Cooke
  11. " We might go to every house in the valley, and exhibit the bear," said Keith, " taking up a collection each time." – Two Little Knights of Kentucky by Annie Fellows Johnston
  12. Whether it be in the air, in the soil, or in an aptitude for self- government that springs naturally from the street, where every little heathen is a law unto himself- one of them surely, for the children of foreigners, who never learn to speak the language in which their sons vote, exhibit it, if anything, more plainly than the native- born- he has it, undeniably. – The Children of the Poor by Jacob A. Riis
  13. This sumptuous edifice may truly be said to exhibit a monument of the weakness of man. – Paris As It Was and As It Is by Francis W. Blagdon
  14. At liberty in a moment, I shall take the pleasure to exhibit my collection. – Nautilus by Laura E. Richards
  15. How long the exhibit had been going on Rosie knew not, but Tom Sullivan had discovered them just as Janet's profile was rising and George's descending. – The Rosie World by Parker Fillmore
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