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.

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