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Definitions of Shown

  1.   p. p. of Show.
  2.   The past participle of the verb show.
  3.   Of to show.
  4.   of Show

Quotes of Shown

  1. I think the Iraqi people have shown extraordinary patience and courage in the last few months. They have really put a political system on the way to success, to a real democracy here. – Paul Bremer
  2. Cord blood stem cell units have been shown to be a suitable alternative to adult bone marrow for the treatment of many diseases, including sickle cell anemia. – Nathan Deal
  3. I've always just shown up and tried to figure out what's for lunch and am I going to get to play some racquetball that night. – Robert Downey, Jr.
  4. Just two weeks ago, millions of Iraqis defied the threats of terrorists and went to the polls to determine their own future. I congratulate the Iraqi people for the courage they've shown in making these elections so successful. – Bill Frist
  5. I did, like, a couple of sexier videos, because all of a sudden I went, 'Wow, I have a body. I have this side of me that I haven't shown yet.' And I started kind of playing around with that side of things. – Debbie Gibson
  6. President Bush has shown great leadership. He has said that the 21st century will not be ruled or dictated by terrorists, dictators, and murderers. He is absolutely right. God bless him for his resolve. – Lindsey Graham
  7. I owe a debt of gratitude to two other living Justices. Sandra Day O'Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg paved the way for me and so many other women in my generation. Their pioneering lives have created boundless possibilities for women in the law. I thank them for their inspiration and also for the personal kindnesses they have shown me. – Elena Kagan
  8. Studies have consistently shown that financial hardship is the biggest obstacle to heterosexual marriage, yet the Republican leadership has done precious little to help address the financial hardship faced by American families. – Kendrick Meek
  9. Discoveries made during the last hundred years have shown that liberalism is the best system to improve a country's well being. – Marc Forne Molne
  10. Miss Austen had shown the infinite possibilities of ordinary and present things for the novelist. – George Saintsbury
  11. Research has shown that the perceived style of leadership is by far the most important thing to most voters in evaluating officeholders and candidates. – Robert Teeter
  12. I think I probably would have enjoyed to keep my own private pain out of my work. But I was changed by my audience who said your private pain which you have unwittingly shown us in your early songs is also ours. – Pete Townshend
  13. History has shown us all too often the consequences of dreaming poorly or not at all. – Jeff Vandermeer
  14. Spaniards have always shown great maturity and great common sense when it comes to voting. – Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero

Usage examples for Shown

  1. “ " He'll find some way- don't you fear, Janice," said the boy, with much more sympathy than he had ever shown before. ” – Janice Day by Helen Beecher Long
  2. Yet there is no such island shown on the chart; no island of any sort, indeed, large or small, just where we are. ” – The Strange Adventures of Eric Blackburn by Harry Collingwood
  3. But, as I've shown you, my case is quite apart from what they may or may not do." ” – The Second Generation by David Graham Phillips
  4. You shall be shown – The Witness by Grace Livingston Hill Lutz
  5. You've not shown the letter to anyone? ” – The Secret Pact by Mildred A. Wirt
  6. She was shown in at once. ” – The New Tenant by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  7. When the servant left him, and he looked around the room into which he had been shown he felt like a man in a dream. ” – The Man Who Rose Again by Joseph Hocking
  8. After all I've shown you. ” – Gargoyles by Ben Hecht
  9. Five minutes after the letter had been taken in, Nello was shown in to Monsieur Degraux's private room. ” – The Intriguers by William Le Queux
  10. Answering the last part of the question first, I have already shown that the woman does not get all that her work is worth. ” – White Slaves by Louis A Banks
  11. But what we now have in our eye will be more clearly shown if we explain ourselves on the nature of the object to be attained by the student. ” – The Student-Life of Germany by William Howitt
  12. “ I want you to shown me this town." ” – Flowing Gold by Rex Beach
  13. “ No, I haven't shown them to any one. ” – Patty Blossom by Carolyn Wells
  14. He has shown and proved, as well as told me. ” – A Beautiful Alien by Julia Magruder
  15. You could have shown your cards when you'd got in- you've shown 'em too soon! ” – In the Mayor's Parlour by J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher
  16. Of course no letters other than those shown may be used. ” – Amusements in Mathematics by Henry Ernest Dudeney
  17. As soon as I entered the house I was shown into the drawing- room, where the ladies received me with the greatest kindness. ” – Hurricane Hurry by W.H.G. Kingston
  18. Why haven't you shown it to me? ” – The Gay Cockade by Temple Bailey
  19. That it is common enough is shown by the familiar saying, " I will sleep on it." ” – Leaves in the Wind by A. G. Gardiner
  20. We have been very glad to have you; and I hope we have shown it. ” – The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope

Rhymes for Shown