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exhibit

[ig-zib-it] /ɪgˈzɪb ɪt/
verb (used with object)
1.
to offer or expose to view; present for inspection:
to exhibit the latest models of cars.
2.
to manifest or display:
to exhibit anger; to exhibit interest.
3.
to place on show:
to exhibit paintings.
4.
to make manifest; explain.
5.
Law. to submit (a document, object, etc.) in evidence in a court of law.
6.
Medicine/Medical Obsolete. to administer (something) as a remedy.
verb (used without object)
7.
to make or give an exhibition; present something to public view.
noun
8.
an act or instance of exhibiting; exhibition.
9.
something that is exhibited.
10.
an object or a collection of objects shown in an exhibition, fair, etc.
11.
Law. a document or object exhibited in court and referred to and identified in written evidence.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English exhibiten to show < Latin exhibitus (past participle of exhibēre), equivalent to ex- ex-1 + -hib- (combining form of habēre to have) + -itus -ite2
Related forms
exhibitable, adjective
exhibitor, exhibiter, exhibitant, noun
preexhibit, noun, verb (used with object)
reexhibit, verb (used with object)
self-exhibited, adjective
unexhibitable, adjective
unexhibited, adjective
well-exhibited, adjective
Synonyms
1. show, demonstrate. See display. 2. evince, disclose, betray, show, reveal. 8. showing, show, display. 9, 11. See evidence. 10. display.
Antonyms
2. conceal.
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  • The detainee did watch without exhibiting any emotion.
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British Dictionary definitions for exhibiting

exhibit

/ɪɡˈzɪbɪt/
verb (mainly transitive)
1.
(also intransitive) to display (something) to the public for interest or instruction: this artist exhibits all over the world
2.
to manifest; display; show: the child exhibited signs of distress
3.
(law) to produce (a document or object) in court to serve as evidence
noun
4.
an object or collection exhibited to the public
5.
(law) a document or object produced in court and referred to or identified by a witness in giving evidence
Derived Forms
exhibitory, adjective
Word Origin
C15: from Latin exhibēre to hold forth, from habēre to have
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Word Origin and History for exhibiting

exhibit

v.

mid-15c., from Latin exhibitus, past participle of exhibere "to hold out, display, show, present, deliver" (see exhibition). Related: Exhibited; exhibiting.

n.

1620s, "document or object produced as evidence in court," from Latin exhibitum, neuter past participle of exhibere (see exhibition). Meaning "object displayed in a fair, museum, etc." is from 1862. Transferred use of exhibit A "important piece of evidence" is by 1906.

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