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Part of speech: Verb

To present to view; exhibit; display; to tell, reveal, or make known; make clear; make ( a person) understand; direct; as, to show one to his seat; bestow; as, to show favor.

Part of speech: Verb

To present an appearance; to be visible or noticeable; as, the stain shows.

Part of speech: Noun

The act of exhibiting or displaying; the exhibition or display; parade; pomp; deceitful appearance or pretense; as, a show of wealth; sign or promise, as of metal in a mine.

Part of speech: Noun


Part of speech: Past tense


Part of speech: Past participle


Part of speech: Adjective


Usage examples "show":
  • If you like, I'll show you. - "The Head Girl at the Gables", Angela Brazil.
  • Here, let me show you something. - "At the Time Appointed", A. Maynard Barbour.
  • It will make a show. - "The Settlers at Home", Harriet Martineau.