Definitions of show

  1.   pretending that something is the case in order to make a good impression they try to keep up appearances that ceremony is just for show
  2.   provide evidence for The blood test showed that he was the father Her behavior testified to her incompetence
  3.   show or demonstrate something to an interested audience She shows her dogs frequently We will demo the new software in Washington
  4.   establish the validity of something as by an example explanation or experiment The experiment demonstrated the instability of the compound The mathematician showed the validity of the conjecture
  5.   show in or as in a picture This scene depicts country life the face of the child is rendered with much tenderness in this painting
  6.   something intended to communicate a particular impression made a display of strength a show of impatience a good show of looking interested
  7.   make clear and visible The article revealed the policies of the government
  8.   give expression to She showed her disappointment
  9.   indicate a place direction person or thing either spatially or figuratively I showed the customer the glove section He pointed to the empty parking space he indicated his opponents
  10.   indicate a certain reading of gauges and instruments The thermometer showed thirteen degrees below zero The gauge read empty'
  11.   a public exhibition of entertainment a remarkable show of skill
  12.   a public exhibition or entertainment they wanted to see some of the shows on Broadway
  13.   give evidence of as of records The diary shows his distress that evening
  14.   finish third or better in a horse or dog race he bet 2 on number six to show
  15.   show someone to their seats as in theaters or auditoriums The usher showed us to our seats
  16.   be or become visible or noticeable His good upbringing really shows The dirty side will show
  17.   make visible or noticeable She showed her talent for cooking Show me your etchings please
  18.   To exhibit or present to view to place in sight to display the thing exhibited being the object and often with an indirect object denoting the person or thing seeing or beholding as to show a house show your colors shopkeepers show customers goods show goods to customers
  19.   To exhibit to the mental view to tell to disclose to reveal to make known as to show one's designs
  20.   Specifically to make known the way to a person hence to direct to guide to asher to conduct as to show a person into a parlor to show one to the door
  21.   To make apparent or clear as by evidence testimony or reasoning to prove to explain also to manifest to evince as to show the truth of a statement to show the causes of an event
  22.   To bestow to confer to afford as to show favor
  23.   To exhibit or manifest one's self or itself to appear to look to be in appearance to seem
  24.   To have a certain appearance as well or ill fit or unfit to become or suit to appear
  25.   The act of showing or bringing to view exposure to sight exhibition
  26.   That which os shown or brought to view that which is arranged to be seen a spectacle an exhibition as a traveling show a cattle show
  27.   Proud or ostentatious display parade pomp
  28.   Semblance likeness appearance
  29.   False semblance deceitful appearance pretense
  30.   A discharge from the vagina of mucus streaked with blood occuring a short time before labor
  31.   A pale blue flame at the top of a candle flame indicating the presence of fire damp
  32.   To present to view exhibit display to tell reveal or make known make clear make a person understand direct as to show one to his seat bestow as to show favor
  33.   To present an appearance to be visible or noticeable as the stain shows
  34.   The act of exhibiting or displaying the exhibition or display parade pomp deceitful appearance or pretense as a show of wealth sign or promise as of metal in a mine
  35.   Shower
  36.   Showed
  37.   Shown
  38.   Showing
  39.   An appearance specifically the first appearance of blood in beginning menstruation or labor
  40.   Bloody discharge during labor
  41.   To present to view to enable to perceive or know to inform to teach to guide to prove to explain to bestow
  42.   To appear to look pa p shown or showed
  43.   Act of showing display a sight or spectacle parade appearance plausibility pretence
  44.   Display spectacle appearance
  45.   To exhibit display prove inform bestow
  46.   To oppear
  47.   To present to view exhibit explain reveal prove convince confer bestow
  48.   To become visible appear seem
  49.   A spectacle exhibition display parade pretense semblance indication promise
  50.   The act of showing exhibition to view appearance ostentatious display semblance plausibility pretence Show of hands a raising of hands as a vote To show off to exhibit in an ostentatious manner To show forth to proclaim To show up to expose
  51.   To present to the view to enable to see or perceive to teach or inform to prove to manifest to point out to bestow
  52.   To appear to be in appearance to make known
  53.   To present to view to make or enable to see or know to reveal to give proof of to publish to teach instruct or inform to point out to confer or bestow to afford to appear or be in appearance
  54.   A sight or spectacle something exhibited for money superficial appearance ostentatious display hypocritical pretence public appearance

Quotes of show

  1. Show me a man who lives alone and has a perpetually clean kitchen and 8 times out of 9 I'll show you a man with detestable spiritual qualities – Charles Bukowski
  2. I'm shooting a pilot based on my show It's a one -camera show I play myself – Dane Cook
  3. Why should I be feeling tension It's The Daily Show – Rob Corddry
  4. We're making this as entertainment But God willing if this show stays on and people see a woman in that office for a while I think it will help people become more used to it It's certainly about time that we had a few female presidents – Geena Davis
  5. 24 isn't like other shows where you set the look once and you're done The show started at midnight then moved to a pre -dawn look and now we're at dawn and we're warming up the day – Stephen Hopkins
  6. I'm very leery of show business having been in Los Angeles for the last 10 years Buzz is a dangerous thing that I've heard applied to a lot of people that I've since not heard of again – Greg Kinnear
  7. Photographers never have much incentive to show the world as it is – William Leith
  8. Iraq now says that it will after all destroy its missiles President Bush said 'Please I used to pull the same trick There'd be an intervention I'd make a big show of pouring out the liquor and then there was a case under the floorboards – Bill Maher
  9. I've never seen American Idol but I am grateful to them That show is one of Fox's biggest moneymakers and some of that money goes to pay for shows like Prison Break Simon Cowell's been signing my paychecks and for that I say thanks – Wentworth Miller
  10. In Russia we had to have special visas in our passports and when we had to show our passports at the Kremlin gates we realized that Oh my God we're actually playing in THE Kremlin – Alan Parsons
  11. I have a girlfriend but I don't really want to talk about her I won't name her She isn't in show business has nothing to do with it So I'd rather just keep her out of it – Luke Perry
  12. The first album was 99 percent hard core to show you I was the best rhymer in the world – Big Pun
  13. I think Chappelle set the bar when he came out with his show To be as great as him or greater you have to push it a little further as long as there's substance in terms of the material – Aries Spears
  14. My show was revolutionary ground -breaking When I came on the scene people were not doing a thing – Howard Stern
  15. I start to feel like I can't maintain the facade any longer that I may just start to show through And I wish I knew what was wrong Maybe something about how stupid my whole life is – Elizabeth Wurtzel

Usage examples for show

  1. Some of 'em show fight and things get busy – The Law-Breakers by Ridgwell Cullum
  2. It was the only way in which he could show Mrs Wilkinson the way out – The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope
  3. Now I show you – The Dwelling Place of Light, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  4. Just ask for me and I'll show you about – Behind the Green Door by Mildred A. Wirt
  5. The next few days will show – Letters From Rome on the Council by Johann Joseph Ignaz von Döllinger
  6. He was anxious to show all that was in him – Appreciations and Criticisms of the Works of Charles Dickens by G. K. Chesterton
  7. May I show it to you some day – Daisy by Elizabeth Wetherell
  8. 15 275 You will go for that book and show it to me here – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  9. “ An' I can show it to you 'cause I've got it right here – Dawn by Eleanor H. Porter
  10. “ I would show him nothing Schindelberger cried – The Competitive Nephew by Montague Glass
  11. Come with me Max and I will show you – The Way of Ambition by Robert Hichens
  12. Oh do be quick and show it to us ” – Fairy Tales from the German Forests by Margaret Arndt
  13. “ I will show him the way and we will see what we will see – Rung Ho! by Talbot Mundy
  14. Will you show me the way – One Maid's Mischief by George Manville Fenn
  15. “ B'longed to a Punch's show he did – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  16. When shall I show him to you – The Correspondence of Thomas Carlyle and Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1834-1872, Vol II. by Thomas Carlyle and Ralph Waldo Emerson
  17. But if any one should come here I will show you a place where nobody would find you – Paul Faber, Surgeon by George MacDonald
  18. “ That's a good show isn't it – Running Sands by Reginald Wright Kauffman
  19. Show it to you – Monsieur Lecoq by Emile Gaboriau
  20. They didn't show up – The Flying Stingaree by Harold Leland Goodwin

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