What does exhibit mean?

Definitions for exhibit
ɪgˈzɪb ɪtex·hib·it

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. exhibitnoun

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

  2. display, exhibit, showingverb

    something shown to the public

    "the museum had many exhibits of oriental art"

  3. exhibitverb

    show an attribute, property, knowledge, or skill

    "he exhibits a great talent"

  4. expose, exhibit, displayverb

    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, demonstrateverb

    give an exhibition of to an interested audience

    "She shows her dogs frequently"; "We will demo the new software in Washington"

  6. parade, exhibit, marchverb

    walk ostentatiously

    "She parades her new husband around town"

Wiktionary

  1. exhibitnoun

    An instance of exhibiting.

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

  2. exhibitnoun

    That which is exhibited.

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

  3. exhibitnoun

    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. exhibitnoun

    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. exhibitverb

    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. exhibitverb

    To demonstrate.

    The players exhibited great skill.

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

  7. exhibitverb

    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. exhibitverb

    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. Exhibitverb

    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. Exhibitverb

    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. Exhibitverb

    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. Exhibitnoun

    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. Exhibitnoun

    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.]

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  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. W. H. Auden:

    Literary confessors are contemptible, like beggars who exhibit their sores for money, but not so contemptible as the public that buys their books.

  2. Yuji Shimizu:

    Why doesn't the government apologize ? If The Japanese recognized what they did in the past, I think we could move forward, the Japanese forcibly colonized us and annihilated our culture. Without even admitting to this, they want to turn us into a museum exhibit.

  3. Russell Collins:

    We were happy to play a role to support the colleagues we work with at Sony and be sympathetic with their great difficulty to exhibit the film.

  4. Paul DePompo:

    He’ll distract himself with porn, drinking, or will overwork himself, he may become hyper-focused on morals in order to minimize the importance of sex, exhibit jealousy or anger regarding other’s happiness, and will tell you his wife does not like sex.

  5. Duncan Bew:

    What we can't have is communities having a sense of futility, that violence is inevitable. They deserve better, violence does exhibit similar patterns to contagious disease. We know that. It can be prevented.

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  • معر, معروضArabic
  • проявявам, представям, показвам, излагам, експонат, изложба, показване, веществено доказателствоBulgarian
  • zur Schau stellen, Exponat, an den Tag legen, vorlegen, Beweisstück, ausstellen, Ausstellungsstück, zeigenGerman
  • έκθεση, πειστήριο, έκθεμα, εκθέτω, επιδεικνύω, παρουσιάζωGreek
  • exhibir, prueba documental, exposición, prueba instrumental, exponerSpanish
  • اثر نمایشیPersian
  • asettaa näytteille, todistuskappale, esitellä, näyttelyesine, esittely, osoittaaFinnish
  • exposition, exposerFrench
  • mostrare, esposizione, dimostrareItalian
  • 出品物Japanese
  • exhibitLatin
  • tentoonstellingsstuk, tentoonstellen, tentoonstelling, vertoning, expositie, tonen, vertonenDutch
  • wystawiać, pokazywać, wystawić, pokazaćPolish
  • exibirPortuguese
  • выставка, показ, экспозиция, вещественное доказательство, экспонатRussian
  • ప్రదర్శించు, ప్రదర్శనంTelugu
  • จัดแสดงThai
  • sunmak, ibraz etmek, sergilemek, ortaya koymak, göstermekTurkish
  • نمائشUrdu

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