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Definitions of show

  1.   indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments; " The thermometer showed thirteen degrees below zero"; " The gauge read ` empty'"
  2.   give expression to; " She showed her disappointment"
  3.   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"
  4.   Shower.
  5.   Semblance; likeness; appearance.
  6.   a public exhibition of entertainment; " a remarkable show of skill"
  7.   Shown.
  8.   A sight or spectacle; something exhibited for money; superficial appearance; ostentatious display; hypocritical pretence; public appearance.
  9.   To exhibit to the mental view; to tell; to disclose; to reveal; to make known; as, to show one's designs.
  10.   be or become visible or noticeable; " His good upbringing really shows"; " The dirty side will show"
  11.   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"
  12.   To present to view; exhibit; explain; reveal; prove; convince; confer; bestow.
  13.   A discharge, from the vagina, of mucus streaked with blood, occuring a short time before labor.
  14.   To appear: to look:- pa. p. shown or showed.
  15.   show ( someone) to their seats, as in theaters or auditoriums; " The usher showed us to our seats"
  16.   To present an appearance; to be visible or noticeable; as, the stain shows.
  17.   Proud or ostentatious display; parade; pomp.
  18.   To present to view: to enable to perceive or know: to inform: to teach: to guide: to prove: to explain: to bestow.
  19.   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.
  20.   provide evidence for; " The blood test showed that he was the father"; " Her behavior testified to her incompetence"
  21.   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.
  22.   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"
  23.   The act of showing, or bringing to view; exposure to sight; exhibition.
  24.   A spectacle; exhibition; display; parade; pretense; semblance; indication; promise.
  25.   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.
  26.   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.
  27.   Showed.
  28.   Act of showing: display: a sight or spectacle: parade: appearance: plausibility: pretence.
  29.   give evidence of, as of records; " The diary shows his distress that evening"
  30.   make clear and visible; " The article revealed the policies of the government"
  31.   To have a certain appearance, as well or ill, fit or unfit; to become or suit; to appear.
  32.   An appearance; specifically the first appearance of blood in beginning menstruation or labor.
  33.   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.
  34.   To appear; to be in appearance; to make known.
  35.   Display; spectacle; appearance.
  36.   Bloody discharge during labor.
  37.   False semblance; deceitful appearance; pretense.
  38.   To oppear.
  39.   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.
  40.   To become visible; appear; seem.
  41.   finish third or better in a horse or dog race; " he bet $ 2 on number six to show"
  42.   something intended to communicate a particular impression; " made a display of strength"; " a show of impatience"; " a good show of looking interested"
  43.   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"
  44.   To present to the view; to enable to see or perceive; to teach or inform; to prove; to manifest; to point out; to bestow.
  45.   To exhibit; display; prove; inform; bestow.
  46.   Showing.
  47.   A pale blue flame, at the top of a candle flame, indicating the presence of fire damp.
  48.   show or demonstrate something to an interested audience; " She shows her dogs frequently"; " We will demo the new software in Washington"
  49.   make visible or noticeable; " She showed her talent for cooking"; " Show me your etchings, please"
  50.   To bestow; to confer; to afford; as, to show favor.
  51.   To exhibit or manifest one's self or itself; to appear; to look; to be in appearance; to seem.
  52.   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.
  53.   a public exhibition or entertainment; " they wanted to see some of the shows on Broadway"
  54.   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).

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

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