Definitions for demonstrateˈdɛm ənˌstreɪt

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. 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"

  2. 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"

  3. 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"

  4. demonstrate, march(verb)

    march in protest; take part in a demonstration

    "Thousands demonstrated against globalization during the meeting of the most powerful economic nations in Seattle"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. demonstrate(Verb)

    To display the method of using an object.

  2. demonstrate(Verb)

    To show the steps taken to create a logical argument or equation.

  3. demonstrate(Verb)

    To participate in or organize a demonstration.

  4. Origin: From demonstro

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Demonstrate(verb)

    to point out; to show; to exhibit; to make evident

  2. Demonstrate(verb)

    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

  3. Demonstrate(verb)

    to exhibit and explain (a dissection or other anatomical preparation)

  4. Origin: [L. demonstratus, p. p. of demonstrare to demonstrate; de- + monstrare to show. See Monster.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'demonstrate' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3922

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'demonstrate' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4688

  3. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'demonstrate' in Verbs Frequency: #309

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