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Definitions of exhibition

  1. a collection of things ( goods or works of art etc.) for public display
  2. the act of exhibiting; " a remarkable exhibition of musicianship"
  3. The act of exhibiting for inspection, or of holding forth to view; manifestation; display.
  4. That which is exhibited, held forth, or displayed; also, any public show; a display of works of art, or of feats of skill, or of oratorical or dramatic ability; as, an exhibition of animals; an exhibition of pictures, statues, etc.; an industrial exhibition.
  5. Sustenance; maintenance; allowance, esp. for meat and drink; pension. Specifically: ( Eng. Univ.) Private benefaction for the maintenance of scholars.
  6. The act of administering a remedy.
  7. The act of displaying for inspection; the thing or things displayed.
  8. 1. A showing forth, exposure to view. 2. A collection of objects exposed to view. 3. The administration of a remedy.
  9. Presentation to view: display: a public show, esp. of works of art, manufactures, etc.: that which is exhibited: an allowance or bounty to scholars in a university.
  10. Display; show; public spectacle.
  11. The act of exhibiting; display.
  12. Anything exhibited; a show.
  13. The act of exhibiting; display; the producing of papers before a tribunal in proof of facts; that which is exhibited; a public show, especially of works of art or manufacture, natural products, & c.; representation of feats; allowance of meat and drink; a bursary to a student in an English university; administration.
  14. A showing or presenting for inspection; any public show; display; that part of the income of a school applied for the maintenance of scholars at English universities- in Scot., called a bursary.
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Antonyms for exhibition

concealment, caching, stashing, secretion.

Quotes of exhibition

  1. The Church is not a gallery for the exhibition of eminent Christians, but a school for the education of imperfect ones. – Henry Ward Beecher
  2. I'm still trying to discover my position on my own artwork and hopefully at this exhibition someone will come and tell me. I'm open to listening to criticism. – Graham Coxon
  3. I thought it would be my one and only exhibition so I decided to call it My Major Retrospective. – Tracey Emin
  4. They talk about those All -Star Games being exhibition affairs, and maybe they are, but I've seen very few players in my life who didn't want to win, no matter whom they were playing or what for. – Carl Hubbell
  5. I may play some exhibition games so I don't want to quit the game of chess completely. I just decided and it's a firm decision not to play competitive chess anymore. – Garry Kasparov
  6. I think Jim Taylor was very underrated, never hear much about him. We played Green Bay every year in exhibition and generally we played them every couple of years in regular season. And I always thought he was a fierce competitor. – Bob Lilly
  7. Ideal conversation must be an exchange of thought, and not, as many of those who worry most about their shortcomings believe, an eloquent exhibition of wit or oratory. – Emily Post
  8. I cut the emergency switch just in time to keep 'Winnie Mae' from making an exhibition of herself by standing on her nose. That would have been fatal to our hopes. – Wiley Post
  9. I think different people have different problems and different relations to the exhibition of their work. – Richard Serra
  10. Cultural confinement takes place when a curator imposes his own limits on an art exhibition rather than asking an artist to set his limits. – Robert Smithson
  11. A man's thinking goes on within his consciousness in a seclusion in comparison with which any physical seclusion is an exhibition to public view. – Ludwig Wittgenstein

Usage examples for exhibition

  1. This was an exhibition he always liked, and he dropped into a seat with relief. – The Altar of the Dead by Henry James
  2. There are several reasons why this exhibition is the most human perhaps of all. – Walking-Stick Papers by Robert Cortes Holliday
  3. " I must congratulate you upon your remarkable exhibition he said. – The Boy Allies at Jutland by Robert L. Drake
  4. We recall an exhibition a few years ago at Venice in the art gallery of the Giardino Reale. – Promenades of an Impressionist by James Huneker
  5. As an end game, this is rather a sad exhibition for two masters. – Chess Fundamentals by José Raúl Capablanca
  6. In this cheerful exhibition one joined not- Mr. Cibber. – Peg Woffington by Charles Reade
  7. We were often amused by watching this exhibition of mechanical skill in the streets. – Domestic Manners of the Americans by Fanny Trollope
  8. They're very good pictures; but it isn't an exhibition – April Hopes by William Dean Howells Last Updated: February 27, 2009
  9. But this exhibition of strength merely stupefied the captive. – The Great Mogul by Louis Tracy
  10. It is my Exhibition evening. – The Gold of Chickaree by Susan Warner
  11. Do I get some breakfast after this exhibition – The-Circus-Boys-Across-the-Continent-or-Winning-New-Laurels-on-the-Tanbark by Darlington, Edgar B. P.
  12. Some day I will give you an exhibition in this room! – A Monk of Cruta by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  13. " We want first to see what the hens can do," cried the dark- haired girl, clinging to her lover's arm, and turning with Mopsus toward the exhibition which now began again. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  14. Well, among the odd things we lean to in Italy is to an actual belief in the greatness and importance of the future exhibition – The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1 of 2) by Frederic G. Kenyon
  15. It was a splendid exhibition the first of many of its kind. – America's War for Humanity by Thomas Herbert Russell
  16. They dealt with themes that would please their audience and would offer a sufficient range of emotions for the exhibition of their poetic powers. – Tragedy by Ashley H. Thorndike
  17. I'm to send home for the best of my collection and he is going to give an exhibition of them. – The Enchanted Canyon by Honoré Willsie Morrow
  18. Sir William, only Sir William, has been allowed to see the exhibition picture. – The Pool in the Desert by Sara Jeanette Duncan
  19. More by instinct than from any other cause, Tom turned his eyes to the point opposite where he had seen this exhibition – Through Apache Lands by R. H. Jayne
  20. Of course I should never suffer any petty vanity of mine to hinder you in any wise; and therefore I should say " put the miniature in the exhibition if only myself was to be hurt. – Letters of John Keats to His Family and Friends by John Keats
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