[ʃəʊ] or [ʃo]


(noun.) the act of publicly exhibiting or entertaining; 'a remarkable show of skill'.

(noun.) a social event involving a public performance or entertainment; 'they wanted to see some of the shows on Broadway'.

(verb.) give evidence of, as of records; 'The diary shows his distress that evening'.

(verb.) finish third or better in a horse or dog race; 'he bet $2 on number six to show'.

(verb.) make visible or noticeable; 'She showed her talent for cooking'; 'Show me your etchings, please'.

(verb.) be or become visible or noticeable; 'His good upbringing really shows'; 'The dirty side will show'.

(verb.) give an exhibition of to an interested audience; 'She shows her dogs frequently'; 'We will demo the new software in Washington'.

整理:斯特拉--From WordNet


(v. t.) 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).

(v. t.) To exhibit to the mental view; to tell; to disclose; to reveal; to make known; as, to show one's designs.

(v. t.) 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.

(v. t.) 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.

(v. t.) To bestow; to confer; to afford; as, to show favor.

(v. i.) To exhibit or manifest one's self or itself; to appear; to look; to be in appearance; to seem.

(v. i.) To have a certain appearance, as well or ill, fit or unfit; to become or suit; to appear.

(n.) The act of showing, or bringing to view; exposure to sight; exhibition.

(n.) 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.

(n.) Proud or ostentatious display; parade; pomp.

(n.) Semblance; likeness; appearance.

(n.) False semblance; deceitful appearance; pretense.

(n.) A discharge, from the vagina, of mucus streaked with blood, occuring a short time before labor.

(n.) A pale blue flame, at the top of a candle flame, indicating the presence of fire damp.



v. a. [1]. Exhibit, display, present to view, set forth, bring to light.[2]. Exhibit to, point out to.[3]. Indicate, point out.[4]. Disclose, divulge, proclaim, publish, explain, make known, make clear.[5]. Prove, evince, manifest, express, demonstrate, make manifest.[6]. Conduct, guide, usher.[7]. Bestow, confer, grant.

v. n. Seem, look, appear.

n. [1]. Spectacle, exhibition, sight, representation, pageant.[2]. Parade, ostentation, flourish, dash, pomp, pageantry, splendor, display, ceremony.[3]. Semblance, resemblance, likeness, external appearance.[4]. Pretence, pretext, color, mask, simulation.



SYN:Exhibit, present, demonstrate, unfold, reveal, teach, inform, conduct, manifest,evince, evidence, prove, explain

ANT:Conceal, suppress, hide, withhold, obscure, mystify, wrap, misdemonstrate,misdeclare, contradict, refute, deny, disprove, misinterpret, falsify,misexplain



v.t. to present to view: to enable to perceive or know: to inform: to teach: to guide: to prove: to explain: to bestow.—v.i. to appear come into sight: to look:—pa.p. shōwn or shōwed.—n. act of showing: display: a sight or spectacle: parade: appearance: plausibility pretence: a sign indication.—ns. Show′-bill a bill for showing or advertising the price merits &c. of goods; Show′-box a showman's box out of which he takes his materials; Show′bread among the Jews the twelve loaves of bread shown or presented before Jehovah in the sanctuary; Show′-card a placard with an announcement: a card of patterns; Show′-case a case with glass sides in which articles are exhibited in a museum &c.; Show′-end that end of a piece of cloth which is on the outside of the roll for exhibition to customers; Show′er; Show′ing appearance: a setting forth representation; Show′man one who exhibits shows; Show′-place a place for exhibition: a gymnasium: (Shak.) a place where shows are exhibited; Show′-room a room where a show is exhibited: a room in a warehouse &c. where goods are displayed to the best advantage a room in a commercial hotel where travellers' samples are exhibited.—Show a leg (vul.) to get out of bed; Show fight to show a readiness to resist; Show forth to give out proclaim; Show off to display ostentatiously; Show of hands a raising of hands at a meeting to show approval of any proposal; Show one's hand (see Hand); Show one the door to dismiss a person from one's house or presence; Show up to expose to blame or ridicule.





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