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Noun: showing  show-ing
  1. The display of a motion picture
    - screening, viewing
     
  2. Something shown to the public
    - display, exhibit
Verb: show (showed,shown)  show
  1. Give an exhibition of to an interested audience
    "She shows her dogs frequently";
    - demo, exhibit, present, demonstrate, showcase
     
  2. Make clear the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment
    "The mathematician showed the validity of the conjecture";
    - prove, demonstrate, establish, shew [Brit, archaic]
     
  3. (law) provide evidence for
    "The blood test showed that he was the father";
    - testify, bear witness, prove, evidence
     
  4. Make visible or noticeable
    "She showed her talent for cooking"; "Show me your etchings, please"
     
  5. (art) show in, or as in, a picture
    "This scene shows country life";
    - picture, depict, render
     
  6. Give expression to
    "She showed her disappointment";
    - express, evince
     
  7. Make clear (e.g. with a sign) which place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively
    "I showed the customer the glove section";
    - indicate, point, designate
     
  8. Be or become visible or noticeable
    "His good upbringing really shows"; "The dirty side will show"; "His good upbringing really shows up";
    - show up
     
  9. Indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments
    "The thermometer showed thirteen degrees below zero";
    - read, register, record
     
  10. Give evidence of, as of records
    "The diary shows his distress that evening"
     
  11. Take (someone) to their seats, as in theatres or auditoriums
    "he showed us to our seats";
    - usher
     
  12. Finish third or better in a horse or dog race
    "he bet $2 on number six to show"

Derived forms: showings

See also: show off

Type of: affirm, appear, conduct, confirm, convey, corroborate, direct, display, guide, indicate, inform, interpret, lead, race, represent, run, show, substantiate, support, sustain, take

Antonym: hide

Encyclopedia: Showing

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