|1.||[ verb ] show or demonstrate something to an interested audience|
|Synonyms:||show present exhibit demo|
"She shows her dogs frequently" "We will demo the new software in Washington"
|Related terms:||show bring_home presentation presentation display screening presentation demonstration exhibitor show show|
|2.||[ verb ] establish the validity of something|
|Synonyms:||show prove establish shew|
"This behavior shows his true nature"
|Related terms:||disprove confirm prove prove_oneself negate stultify stultify|
|3.||[ verb ] establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment|
|Synonyms:||prove show establish shew|
"The experiment demonstrated the instability of the compound" "The mathematician showed the validity of the conjecture"
|Related terms:||disprove confirm prove prove_oneself condemn negate stultify establishment|
|4.||[ verb ] provide evidence for; stand as proof of|
|Synonyms:||evidence manifest certify attest|
"His high fever attested to his illness" "The buildings in Rome manifest a high level of architectural sophistication"
|Related terms:||testify authenticate condemn notarize reflect reflect attest evidence documentation attestation|
|5.||[ verb ] march in protest; take part in a demonstration|
"Thousands demonstrated against globalization during the meeting of the most powerful economic nations in Seattle"
|Related terms:||protest picket march demonstrator|
|6.||[ verb ] give evidence|
|Synonyms:||tell evidence ascertain|
"he was telling on all his former colleague"
|Related terms:||confirm inform recognize evidence|