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1 show

The act of publicly exhibiting or entertaining.

Roget 852: fashion, style, ton, bon ton, society; good society, polite society; monde [Fr.]; drawing-room, civilized life, civilization, town, beau monde [Fr.], high life, ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: performance, vertoning, voorstelling
Pools: koncert, popis

2 show

Something intended to communicate a particular impression:
— A show of impatience.
— A good show of looking interested.

synoniem: display.

Roget 525: manifestation; plainness etc. adj.; plain speaking; expression; showing etc. v.; exposition, demonstration; exhibition, production; display, ... meer laten zien

Roget 882: ostentation, display, show, flourish, parade, etalage [Fr.], pomp, array, state, solemnity; dash, splash, splurge, glitter, ... meer laten zien

3 show

A social event involving a public performance or entertainment.

Nederlands: show

4 show

Pretending that something is the case in order to make a good impression:
— That ceremony is just for show.

synoniem: appearance.

Roget 448: appearance, phenomenon, sight, spectacle, show, premonstration, scene, species, view, coup d'oeil [Fr.]; lookout, outlook, prospect, vista, ... meer laten zien


1 show

Give an exhibition of to an interested audience:
— She shows her dogs frequently.

synoniemen: demo, demonstrate, exhibit, present.

Roget 862: quail etc. (fear) 860; be cowardly etc. adj., be a coward etc. n.; funk; cower, skulk, ... meer laten zien

Roget 525: make manifest, render manifest etc. adj.; bring forth, bring forward, bring to the front, bring into view; give notice; express; represent, set forth, exhibit; show, ... meer laten zien

Roget 448: appear; be visible, become visible etc. 446; seem, look, show; present the appearance of, wear the appearance of, carry the appearance of, have the appearance of, bear the appearance of, exhibit the appearance of, ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: exposeren, tentoonstellen

2 show

Establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment:
— The mathematician showed the validity of the conjecture.

synoniemen: demonstrate, establish, prove, shew.

Roget 478: demonstrate, prove, establish; make good; show, evince, manifest etc. (be evidence of) 467; confirm, corroborate, substantiate, verify ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: aantonen, bewijzen, hardmaken, staven, uitwijzen

3 show

Provide evidence for:
— The blood test showed that he was the father.

synoniemen: bear witness, evidence, prove, testify.

Roget 467: be evidence etc. n.; evince, show, betoken, tell of; indicate etc. (denote) 550; imply, involve, ... meer laten zien

4 show

Make visible or noticeable.

Nederlands: show, schouwspel, spektakel, voorstelling, tonen

5 show

Show in, or as in, a picture.

synoniemen: depict, picture, render.

Nederlands: afschilderen

6 show

Give expression to:
— She showed her disappointment.

synoniemen: evince, express.

Nederlands: aantonen, uiten

7 show

Indicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively:
— I showed the customer the glove section.

synoniemen: designate, indicate, point.

Roget 457: be attentive etc. adj.; attend, advert to, observe, look, see, view, remark, notice, regard, take notice, ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: aanwijzen, wijzen

8 show

Be or become visible or noticeable:
— His good upbringing really shows.
— The dirty side will show.

synoniem: show up.

Roget 446: be become visible etc. adj.; appear, open to the view; meet the eye, catch the eye; basset; present itself, show manifest itself, produce itself, discover itself, reveal itself, expose itself, ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: aantonen, bewijzen, demonstreren, vertonen, zien

9 show

Indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments:
— The thermometer showed thirteen degrees below zero.

synoniemen: read, record, register.

Nederlands: aflezen

10 show

Give evidence of, as of records.

Nederlands: getuigen, tentoonspreiden, tonen

11 show

Take (someone) to their seats, as in theaters or auditoriums:
— The usher showed us to our seats.

synoniem: usher.

12 show

Finish third or better in a horse or dog race.

Moby betekeniswoordenboek: Grand Guignol, Passion play, Prospero, Tom show, accompany, accord, account for, acting, advertise, affect, affectation, affectedness, afford, afford proof of, air, airiness, airs, airs and graces, alibi, allege ... meer laten zien.

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