noun an object or statement produced before a court of law and referred to while giving evidence
noun something shown to the public
- the museum had many exhibits of oriental art
verb show an attribute, property, knowledge, or skill
- he exhibits a great talent
verb to show, make visible or apparent
- The Metropolitan Museum is exhibiting Goya's works this month
- Why don't you show your nice legs and wear shorter skirts?
- National leaders will have to display the highest skills of statesmanship
verb give an exhibition of to an interested audience
demo; demonstrate; present; show.
- She shows her dogs frequently
- We will demo the new software in Washington
verb walk ostentatiously
- She parades her new husband around town
Ex*hib"it transitive verb
, p. p. of exhibere
to hold forth, to tender, exhibit; ex
out + habere
to have or hold. See Habit
imperfect & past participle Exhibited; present participle & verbal noun Exhibiting
- To hold forth or present to view; to produce publicly, for inspection; to show, especially in order to attract notice to what is interesting; to display; as, to exhibit commodities in a warehouse, a picture in a gallery.
Exhibiting a miserable example of the weakness of mind and body.
- (Law) To submit, as a document, to a court or officer, in course of proceedings; also, to present or offer officially or in legal form; to bring, as a charge.
He suffered his attorney-general to exhibit a charge of high treason against the earl.
- (Med.) To administer as a remedy; as, to exhibit calomel.
- Any article, or collection of articles, displayed to view, as in an industrial exhibition; a display; as, this exhibit was marked A; the English exhibit.
- (Law) A document produced and identified in court for future use as evidence.
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"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."
-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.
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