Definitions for demonstrateˈdɛm ənˌstreɪt
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show, demo, exhibit, present, demonstrate(verb)
give an exhibition of to an interested audience
"She shows her dogs frequently"; "We will demo the new software in Washington"
prove, demonstrate, establish, show, shew(verb)
establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment
"The experiment demonstrated the instability of the compound"; "The mathematician showed the validity of the conjecture"
attest, certify, manifest, demonstrate, evidence(verb)
provide evidence for; stand as proof of; show by one's behavior, attitude, or external attributes
"His high fever attested to his illness"; "The buildings in Rome manifest a high level of architectural sophistication"; "This decision demonstrates his sense of fairness"
march in protest; take part in a demonstration
"Thousands demonstrated against globalization during the meeting of the most powerful economic nations in Seattle"
To display the method of using an object.
To show the steps taken to create a logical argument or equation.
To participate in or organize a demonstration.
Origin: From demonstro
to point out; to show; to exhibit; to make evident
to show, or make evident, by reasoning or proof; to prove by deduction; to establish so as to exclude the possibility of doubt or denial
to exhibit and explain (a dissection or other anatomical preparation)
Origin: [L. demonstratus, p. p. of demonstrare to demonstrate; de- + monstrare to show. See Monster.]
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'demonstrate' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3922
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'demonstrate' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4688
Rank popularity for the word 'demonstrate' in Verbs Frequency: #309
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I'd like to demonstrate how I shot him for 10 seconds.
No one will be able to demonstrate with Molotov cocktails.
It's a sign of mediocrity when you demonstrate gratitude with moderation.
These earnings demonstrate clearly that Alcatel-Lucent is back in the game.
We won't launch Prime Air until we are able to demonstrate safe operations.
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Translations for demonstrate
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- демонстрирам, показвамBulgarian
- demostrarCatalan, Valencian
- δείχνω, διαδηλώνωGreek
- montri, elmontri, manifestacii, demonstriEsperanto
- näyttää, demonstroida, osoittaaFinnish
- tog fianaisScottish Gaelic
- показать, продемонстрировать, демонстрировать, показыватьRussian
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