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Another word for show

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Verb
  1. To make visible; bring to view

  2. To come into view

  3. To present a lifelike image of

      1. To have as a meaning, suggestion, or association; stand for or symbolize:
      2. To indicate or communicate by signs or symbols:
      3. To depict in art; portray:
      1. To submit or present, as for consideration, approval, or payment:
      2. To give or make available; provide:
      3. To give in return or by obligation:
      1. To depict or represent pictorially; make a picture of:
      2. To describe or represent in words:
      3. To describe or depict in a certain way:
      1. A visual representation or image painted, drawn, photographed, or otherwise rendered on a flat surface.
      2. A visible image, especially one on a flat surface or screen:
      3. A vivid or realistic verbal description:
      1. To describe or depict by painting or drawing.
      2. To suffuse or highlight with light or color; illuminate:
      3. To describe or portray in words.
      1. A representation of the form of a person or object, such as a painting or photograph.
      2. A sculptured likeness.
      3. An optically formed duplicate, counterpart, or other representative reproduction of an object, especially an optical reproduction formed by a lens or mirror.
      1. To set forth in words; state:
      2. To manifest or communicate, as by a gesture; show:
      3. To make known the feelings or opinions of (oneself), as by statement or art.
      1. To give an account of in speech or writing:
      2. To convey an idea or impression of; characterize:
      3. To represent pictorially; depict:
      1. To represent in a picture or sculpture:
      2. To represent in words; describe:
      1. To draw or depict:
      2. To describe or characterize in words:
      3. To mark, form, or show the outline or border of:
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    show

  4. To make a public and usually ostentatious show of.

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    show

  5. To show the way to

      1. One who is employed to escort people to their seats, as in a theater, church, or stadium.
      2. A man who attends a bridal party at a wedding.
      3. One who serves as official doorkeeper, as in a courtroom or legislative chamber.
      1. To guide (a vessel or vehicle), especially by means of a device such as a rudder, paddle, or wheel:
      2. To set and follow (a course):
      3. To direct the course of:
      1. One who herds, guards, and tends sheep.
      2. One who cares for and guides a group of people, as a minister or teacher.
      3. A German shepherd.
      1. A road, course, or way for travel from one place to another:
      2. A highway:
      3. A fixed course or territory assigned to a salesperson or delivery person.
      1. One who operates or is licensed to operate an aircraft in flight.
      2. One who, though not belonging to a ship's company, is licensed to conduct a ship into and out of port or through dangerous waters.
      3. The helmsman of a ship.
      1. To show the way to by going in advance:
      2. To guide or direct in a course:
      3. To serve as a route for; take:
      1. One who shows the way by leading, directing, or advising.
      2. One who serves as a model for others, as in a course of conduct.
      3. A person employed to conduct others, as through a museum, and give information about points of interest encountered.
      1. One or more persons accompanying another to guide, protect, or show honor.
      2. A man who is the companion of a woman, especially on a social occasion.
      3. A person, often a prostitute, who is hired to spend time with another as a companion.
      1. To manage or regulate the business or affairs of; be in charge of:
      2. To supervise or oversee (an activity or process):
      3. To give guidance and instruction to (actors or musicians, for example) in the rehearsal and performance of a work.
      1. To direct the course of; manage or control:
      2. To lead or guide:
      3. To direct the performance of (an orchestra or chorus, for example).
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    show

  6. To make known or identify, as by signs

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    show

  7. To make manifest or apparent

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  8. To give a precise indication of, as on a register or scale

      1. A formal or official recording of items, names, or actions.
      2. A book for such entries.
      3. An entry in such a record.
      1. To set down for preservation in writing or other permanent form:
      2. To register or indicate:
      3. To render (sound or images) into permanent form for reproduction, as by mechanical or digital means.
      1. To examine and grasp the meaning of (written or printed characters, words, or sentences).
      2. To utter or render aloud (written or printed material):
      3. To have the ability to examine and grasp the meaning of (written or printed material in a given language or notation):
      1. A visible trace or impression, such as a line or spot:
      2. A name, logo, or other indicator used to indicate ownership, origin, or level of quality.
      3. A notch made in an animal's ear or hide to indicate ownership.
      1. To show the way to or the direction of; point out:
      2. To serve as a sign, symptom, or token of; signify:
      3. To suggest or demonstrate the necessity, expedience, or advisability of:
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  9. To be performed

      1. To move swiftly on foot so that both or all feet are not on the ground during each stride.
      2. To retreat rapidly; flee:
      3. To depart; leave:
      1. To occupy oneself in an activity for amusement or recreation:
      2. To take part in a sport or game:
      3. To participate in betting; gamble.
  10. To establish as true or genuine

      1. To demonstrate the truth or accuracy of, as by the presentation of evidence:
      2. To attest to the truth of (something) formally or under oath.
      3. To make a formal verification in support of (a pleading).
      1. To establish the soundness, accuracy, or legitimacy of:
      2. To declare or make legally valid:
      3. To mark with an indication of official sanction:
      1. To prove the truth of or support with proof or evidence:
      2. To give substance to; make real or actual.
      1. To establish the truth or validity of (something) by the presentation of argument or evidence:
      2. To demonstrate the reality of (something):
      3. To show (oneself) to be what is specified or to have a certain characteristic:
      1. A thing or set of things helpful in forming a conclusion or judgment:
      2. Something indicative; an indication or set of indications:
      3. The means by which an allegation may be proven, such as oral testimony, documents, or physical objects.
      1. To cause (an institution, for example) to come into existence or begin operating; found; set up.
      2. To bring about; generate or effect:
      3. To place or settle in a secure position or condition:
      1. To express approval of or give support to, especially by public statement; sanction:
      2. To recommend (a product), often in exchange for payment, as in an advertisement.
      3. To write one's signature on the back of (a check) to obtain the amount payable or to make the amount payable available to a third party or to the bearer.
      1. To show clearly and deliberately; manifest:
      2. To show to be true by reasoning or adducing evidence; prove:
      3. To present by experiments, examples, or practical application; explain and illustrate:
      1. To strengthen or support with other evidence; make more certain.
      1. To support or establish the certainty or validity of; verify:
      2. To reaffirm the establishment of (a reservation or advance arrangement).
      3. To make firmer; strengthen:
      1. To establish the authenticity of; prove genuine:
Noun
  1. An act of showing or displaying

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    show

  2. A deceptive outward appearance

      1. Pretended; feigned.
      2. A deceptive outward appearance.
      3. The act of teasing or misleading someone, especially for amusement.
      1. Decorative exhibition of retail merchandise in store windows.
      2. Goods and trimmings used in such displays.
      3. A means of improving appearances or creating a falsely favorable impression:
      1. A thin surface layer, as of finely grained wood, glued to a base of inferior material.
      2. Any of the thin layers glued together to make plywood.
      3. A decorative facing, as of brick.
      1. A length of cloth worn over the head, shoulders, and often the face, especially by women.
      2. A length of netting attached to a woman's hat or habit, worn for decoration or to protect the head and face.
      3. A length of protective netting worn over the face by beekeepers.
      1. An outward or token appearance:
      2. A representation; a copy.
      3. The barest trace; a modicum:
      1. A reason or excuse given to hide the real reason for something.
      1. A false appearance or action intended to deceive:
      2. A professed but feigned reason or excuse; a pretext:
      3. Something imagined or pretended:
      1. A costume party at which masks are worn; a masked ball.
      2. A costume for such a party or ball.
      3. A disguise or false outward show; a pretense:
      1. A covering, as of cloth, that has openings for the eyes, entirely or partly conceals the face, and is worn especially at a masquerade ball.
      2. A grotesque or comical representation of a face, worn especially to frighten or amuse, as at Halloween.
      3. A facial covering worn for ritual.
      1. Outward appearance or aspect; semblance.
      2. False appearance; pretense:
      3. Mode of dress; garb:
      1. A surface shininess or luster.
      2. A kind of paint that dries to a shiny finish.
      3. A cosmetic that adds shine or luster, such as lip gloss.
      1. The forward part or surface, as of a building.
      2. The area, location, or position directly before or ahead.
      3. A position of leadership or superiority.
      1. The surface of the front of the head from the top of the forehead to the base of the chin and from ear to ear.
      2. A person:
      3. A person's countenance:
      1. To modify the manner or appearance of (a person, for example) in order to prevent recognition:
      2. To make indistinct or difficult to perceive:
      3. To conceal or obscure by dissemblance or false show; misrepresent:
      1. To place something upon or over, so as to protect or conceal:
      2. To overlay or spread with something:
      3. To put a cover or covering on:
      1. The art, manner, or process of applying color.
      2. A substance used to color something.
      3. Appearance with regard to color.
      1. The appearance of objects or light sources described in terms of the individual's perception of them, involving hue, lightness, and saturation for objects, and hue, brightness, and saturation for light sources.
      2. The characteristics of light by which the individual is made aware of objects or light sources through the receptors of the eye, described in terms of dominant wavelength, luminance, and purity.
      3. A gradation or variation of this aspect, especially when other than black, white, or gray; a hue:
      1. A loose outer garment, such as a cape.
      2. Something that covers or conceals:
      3. To cover or conceal with a cloak or something that acts like a cloak:
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  3. A display of insincere behavior

  4. An impressive or ostentatious exhibition

      1. Something that can be seen or viewed, especially something of a remarkable or impressive nature.
      2. A public performance or display, especially one on a large or lavish scale.
      3. A regrettable public display, as of bad behavior:
      1. Dignified or magnificent display; splendor:
      2. Vain or ostentatious display:
      1. An organized public procession on a festive or ceremonial occasion.
      2. The participants in such a procession.
      3. A regular place of assembly for reviews of troops.
      1. A splendid or striking array or arrangement:
      2. Ceremonial attire with all accessories:
      3. Something that covers and protects:
      1. To present to view; cause to be seen.
      2. To exhibit ostentatiously; show off:
      3. To show (images or information) on a screen.
      1. To set out for display or use; place in an orderly arrangement:
      2. To dress, especially in fine clothes; adorn.
      3. An orderly, often imposing arrangement:
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  5. A large public display, as of goods or works of art

      1. A setting forth of meaning or intent.
      2. A statement or rhetorical discourse intended to give information about or an explanation of difficult material.
      3. The art or technique of composing such discourses.
      1. The act or an instance of exhibiting.
      2. Something exhibited; an exhibit.
      3. A large-scale public showing, as of art objects or industrial or agricultural products.
      1. To show outwardly; display:
      2. To present for others to see:
      3. To present in a public exhibition or contest:
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    show

Idioms:

    show up

  1. To come to a particular place

Another word for show

Noun
  1. An exhibition

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    display

  2. A public performance

      1. The act of entertaining.
      2. The art or field of entertaining.
      3. Something that amuses, pleases, or diverts, especially a performance or show.
      1. A display of colored lights in shifting patterns, often accompanied by slides and film loops.
      1. Something that can be seen or viewed, especially something of a remarkable or impressive nature.
      2. A public performance or display, especially one on a large or lavish scale.
      3. A regrettable public display, as of bad behavior:
      1. An elaborate public dramatic presentation that usually depicts a historical or traditional event.
      2. A spectacular procession or celebration, especially one involving costumed performers or contestants.
      3. A beauty contest.
      1. The process of doing or performing something:
      2. Something done or performed; a deed:
      3. Something done that has legal significance: