What does exhibit mean?

Definitions for exhibit
ɪgˈzɪb ɪtex·hib·it

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. exhibit(noun)

    an object or statement produced before a court of law and referred to while giving evidence

  2. display, exhibit, showing(verb)

    something shown to the public

    "the museum had many exhibits of oriental art"

  3. exhibit(verb)

    show an attribute, property, knowledge, or skill

    "he exhibits a great talent"

  4. expose, exhibit, display(verb)

    to show, make visible or apparent

    "The Metropolitan Museum is exhibiting Goya's works this month"; "Why don't you show your nice legs and wear shorter skirts?"; "National leaders will have to display the highest skills of statesmanship"

  5. 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"

  6. parade, exhibit, march(verb)

    walk ostentatiously

    "She parades her new husband around town"

Wiktionary

  1. exhibit(Noun)

    An instance of exhibiting.

    Etymology: From exhibitus, perfect passive participle of exhibeo, from ex + habeo; see habit.

  2. exhibit(Noun)

    That which is exhibited.

    Etymology: From exhibitus, perfect passive participle of exhibeo, from ex + habeo; see habit.

  3. exhibit(Noun)

    A public showing; an exhibition.

    The museum's new exhibit is drawing quite a crowd.

    Etymology: From exhibitus, perfect passive participle of exhibeo, from ex + habeo; see habit.

  4. exhibit(Noun)

    An article formally introduced as evidence in a court.

    Exhibit A is this photograph of the corpse.

    Etymology: From exhibitus, perfect passive participle of exhibeo, from ex + habeo; see habit.

  5. exhibit(Verb)

    To display or show (something) for others to see, especially at an exhibition or contest.

    He wanted to exhibit his baseball cards.

    Etymology: From exhibitus, perfect passive participle of exhibeo, from ex + habeo; see habit.

  6. exhibit(Verb)

    To demonstrate.

    The players exhibited great skill.

    Etymology: From exhibitus, perfect passive participle of exhibeo, from ex + habeo; see habit.

  7. exhibit(Verb)

    To submit (a physical object) to a court as evidence.

    I now exhibit this bloody hammer.

    Etymology: From exhibitus, perfect passive participle of exhibeo, from ex + habeo; see habit.

  8. exhibit(Verb)

    To put on a public display.

    Will you be exhibiting this year?

    Etymology: From exhibitus, perfect passive participle of exhibeo, from ex + habeo; see habit.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Exhibit(verb)

    to hold forth or present to view; to produce publicly, for inspection; to show, especially in order to attract notice to what is interesting; to display; as, to exhibit commodities in a warehouse, a picture in a gallery

    Etymology: [L. exhibitus, p. p. of exhibere to hold forth, to tender, exhibit; ex out + habere to have or hold. See Habit.]

  2. Exhibit(verb)

    to submit, as a document, to a court or officer, in course of proceedings; also, to present or offer officially or in legal form; to bring, as a charge

    Etymology: [L. exhibitus, p. p. of exhibere to hold forth, to tender, exhibit; ex out + habere to have or hold. See Habit.]

  3. Exhibit(verb)

    to administer as a remedy; as, to exhibit calomel

    Etymology: [L. exhibitus, p. p. of exhibere to hold forth, to tender, exhibit; ex out + habere to have or hold. See Habit.]

  4. Exhibit(noun)

    any article, or collection of articles, displayed to view, as in an industrial exhibition; a display; as, this exhibit was marked A; the English exhibit

    Etymology: [L. exhibitus, p. p. of exhibere to hold forth, to tender, exhibit; ex out + habere to have or hold. See Habit.]

  5. Exhibit(noun)

    a document produced and identified in court for future use as evidence

    Etymology: [L. exhibitus, p. p. of exhibere to hold forth, to tender, exhibit; ex out + habere to have or hold. See Habit.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Exhibit

    egz-ib′it, v.t. to hold forth or present to view: to present formally or publicly.—n. (law) a document produced in court to be used as evidence: something exhibited: an article at an exhibition.—ns. Exhib′iter, Exhib′itor; Exhibi′tion, presentation to view: display: a public show, esp. of works of art, manufactures, &c.: that which is exhibited: an allowance or bounty to scholars in a university; Exhibi′tioner, one who enjoys an exhibition at a university; Exhibi′tionist.—adjs. Exhib′itive, serving for exhibition: representative; Exhib′itory, exhibiting.—Make an exhibition of one's self, to behave foolishly, exciting ridicule. [L. exhibēre, -itumex, out, habēre, -itum, to have.]

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'exhibit' in Verbs Frequency: #763

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of exhibit in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of exhibit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of exhibit in a Sentence

  1. Mary Watkins:

    I wanted to come see it right now because it's so controversial, i really hope people look at the exhibit as a whole instead of making a snap judgment ... without viewing the whole exhibit, you are not getting the full effect.

  2. Jim Breheny:

    A lot of people are not aware of how much zoos have evolved over the last forty to fifty, sixty — one hundred years, modern zoos in the 21st century not only take care of animals and exhibit them to the public — we work to save species.

  3. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Face makeup and sober dress exhibit beauty and attraction; similarly, words' makeup, how its usage takes place, and how one employs that, in a sentence; it shows an impact and authentication.

  4. Paul Bernhardt:

    Sometimes, the dominance is aggressive in style, though usually not, more often, it's loud, brash behavior or other displays that exhibit a feeling of status gain.

  5. Dr Gl Dlen:

    The brains of octopuses are more similar to those of snails than humans, but our studies add to evidence that they can exhibit some of the same behaviorss that we can, what our studies suggest is that certain brain chemicals, or neurotransmitters, that send signals between neurons required for these social behaviorss are evolutionarily conserved.

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Translations for exhibit

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  • معروض, معرArabic
  • изложба, представям, веществено доказателство, експонат, излагам, проявявам, показване, показвамBulgarian
  • ausstellen, Exponat, zur Schau stellen, vorlegen, Beweisstück, Ausstellungsstück, zeigen, an den Tag legenGerman
  • παρουσιάζω, πειστήριο, έκθεμα, εκθέτω, έκθεση, επιδεικνύωGreek
  • prueba instrumental, exponer, exhibir, prueba documental, exposiciónSpanish
  • اثر نمایشیPersian
  • esitellä, todistuskappale, asettaa näytteille, esittely, näyttelyesine, osoittaaFinnish
  • exposition, exposerFrench
  • dimostrare, mostrare, esposizioneItalian
  • 出品物Japanese
  • exhibitLatin
  • vertonen, tonen, expositie, vertoning, tentoonstellingsstuk, tentoonstellen, tentoonstellingDutch
  • pokazać, wystawić, pokazywać, wystawiaćPolish
  • exibirPortuguese
  • экспонат, экспозиция, показ, выставка, вещественное доказательствоRussian
  • ప్రదర్శించు, ప్రదర్శనంTelugu
  • จัดแสดงThai
  • göstermek, ortaya koymak, sergilemek, ibraz etmek, sunmakTurkish

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