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ex·hib·it

 (ĭg-zĭb′ĭt, ĕg-)
v. ex·hib·it·ed, ex·hib·it·ing, ex·hib·its
v.tr.
1. To show outwardly; display: exhibited pleasure by smiling.
2.
a. To present for others to see: rolled up his sleeve to exhibit the scar.
b. To present in a public exhibition or contest: exhibited her paintings at a gallery. See Synonyms at show.
3. To give evidence or an instance of; demonstrate: young musicians eager to exhibit their talent; a plant that exhibits dimorphism.
v.intr.
To put something on public display.
n.
1.
a. A public showing; an exhibition: spent the afternoon at the art exhibit.
b. Something exhibited: Each exhibit in the show took hours to assemble.
2. Exhibit
a. Law Something marked for identification with the purpose of being introduced as evidence: referred to Exhibit A.
b. Informal Something used as an example, as when arguing or making a point: You never do your chores—Exhibit A: look at the unwashed dishes in the sink.

[Middle English exhibiten, from Latin exhibēre, exhibit- : ex-, ex- + habēre, to hold; see ghabh- in Indo-European roots.]

ex·hib′i·tor, ex·hib′it·er n.
ex·hib′i·to′ry (-ĭ-tôr′ē) adj.

exhibit

(ɪɡˈzɪbɪt)
vb (mainly tr)
1. (also intr) 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) law to produce (a document or object) in court to serve as evidence
n
4. an object or collection exhibited to the public
5. (Law) law a document or object produced in court and referred to or identified by a witness in giving evidence
[C15: from Latin exhibēre to hold forth, from habēre to have]
exˈhibitory adj

ex•hib•it

(ɪgˈzɪb ɪt)

v.t.
1. to offer or expose to view: to exhibit the new cars.
2. to manifest: to exhibit interest.
3. to make manifest; explain.
4. to submit (a document, object, etc.) in evidence in a court of law.
v.i.
5. to make or give an exhibition.
n.
6. an act or instance of exhibiting.
7. something that is exhibited.
8. an object or a collection of objects shown in an exhibition.
9. a document or object exhibited in court and referred to and identified in written evidence.
[1400–50; late Middle English: to show < Latin exhibitus, past participle of exhibēre=ex- ex-1 + -hibēre, comb. form of habēre to have]
ex•hib′it•a•ble, adj.
ex•hib′i•tive, ex•hib′i•to`ry (-əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i) adj.
ex•hib′i•tor, ex•hib′it•er, ex•hib′it•ant, n.
syn: See display.

exhibit


Past participle: exhibited
Gerund: exhibiting

Imperative
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Present
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Preterite
I exhibited
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Present Continuous
I am exhibiting
you are exhibiting
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we are exhibiting
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Present Perfect
I have exhibited
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Past Continuous
I was exhibiting
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Past Perfect
I had exhibited
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Future
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Future Perfect
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Future Continuous
I will be exhibiting
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Present Perfect Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been exhibiting
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been exhibiting
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Conditional
I would exhibit
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Past Conditional
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exhibit

An object that is formally produced in court as a piece of evidence.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.exhibit - an object or statement produced before a court of law and referred to while giving evidenceexhibit - an object or statement produced before a court of law and referred to while giving evidence
evidence - (law) all the means by which any alleged matter of fact whose truth is investigated at judicial trial is established or disproved
2.exhibit - something shown to the publicexhibit - something shown to the public; "the museum had many exhibits of oriental art"
show - the act of publicly exhibiting or entertaining; "a remarkable show of skill"
parade - a visible display; "she made a parade of her sorrows"
light show - a display of colored lights moving in shifting patterns
Verb1.exhibit - show an attribute, property, knowledge, or skill; "he exhibits a great talent"
phosphoresce - to exhibit phosphorescence
possess - have as an attribute, knowledge, or skill; "he possesses great knowledge about the Middle East"
2.exhibit - 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"
show - make visible or noticeable; "She showed her talent for cooking"; "Show me your etchings, please"
open - display the contents of a file or start an application as on a computer
bring forth, produce - bring out for display; "The proud father produced many pictures of his baby"; "The accused brought forth a letter in court that he claims exonerates him"
hold up - hold up something as an example; hold up one's achievements for admiration
bench - exhibit on a bench; "bench the poodles at the dog show"
moon - expose one's buttocks to; "moon the audience"
flaunt, ostentate, show off, swank, flash - display proudly; act ostentatiously or pretentiously; "he showed off his new sports car"
brandish - exhibit aggressively; "brandish a sword"
model - display (clothes) as a mannequin; "model the latest fashion"
pose, posture, model, sit - assume a posture as for artistic purposes; "We don't know the woman who posed for Leonardo so often"
pillory, gibbet - expose to ridicule or public scorn
3.exhibit - give an exhibition of to an interested audience; "She shows her dogs frequently"; "We will demo the new software in Washington"
bring home - make understandable and clear; "This brings home my point"
show - make visible or noticeable; "She showed her talent for cooking"; "Show me your etchings, please"
4.exhibit - walk ostentatiously; "She parades her new husband around town"
walk - make walk; "He walks the horse up the mountain"; "Walk the dog twice a day"

exhibit

verb
1. show, reveal, display, demonstrate, air, evidence, express, indicate, disclose, manifest, evince, make clear or plain He has exhibited signs of anxiety and stress.
2. display, show, present, set out, parade, unveil, flaunt, put on view Her work was exhibited in the best galleries in Europe.
noun
1. object, piece, model, article, illustration He showed me round the exhibits in the museum.
2. exhibition, show, fair, display, spectacle, expo (informal), exposition the 8th international exhibit of agricultural technology

exhibit

verb
1. To make manifest or apparent:
2. To make a public and usually ostentatious show of:
3. To be endowed with as a visible characteristic or form:
noun
1. An act of showing or displaying:
2. A large public display, as of goods or works of art:
Translations
شَيء مَعْروضمُسْتَنَد مُثْبِت للتُّهْمَهيُظْهِريَعْرِض
detudstilleudstillingsgenstandudvise
esitelläesittelyosoittaa
kiállított tárgy
sönnunargagnsÿnasÿningargripur
daiktinis įrodymaseksponataseksponentaseksponuotiišstatyti
eksponātseksponēt, izstādītizrādītlietisks pierādījums
dokladexponát
predstaviti dokazerazstavitirazstavljeni predmet

exhibit

[ɪgˈzɪbɪt]
A. N (= painting, object) (in museum, art gallery) → objeto m expuesto (Jur) → prueba f instrumental, documento m
to be on exhibitestar expuesto
B. VT [+ painting, object] → exponer; [+ film] → exhibir, presentar; [+ signs of emotion] → mostrar, manifestar; [+ courage, skill, ingenuity] → demostrar
C. VI [painter, sculptor] → exponer (sus obras)

exhibit

[ɪgˈzɪbɪt]
n
(= museum piece) → pièce f exposée, objet m exposé
(shown in court)pièce f à conviction
(US) (= exhibition) → exposition f
vt
(= display) [+ courage, skill] → faire preuve de; [+ symptoms] → montrer; [+ behaviour] → afficher
(= put on show) [+ work of art] → exposer
vi [artist] → exposer

exhibit

vt
paintings etc, goodsausstellen; membership cardvorzeigen, vorweisen
skill, ingenuityzeigen, beweisen, an den Tag legen; reactionzeigen
viausstellen
n
(in an exhibition) → Ausstellungsstück nt
(Jur) → Beweisstück nt

exhibit

[ɪgˈzɪbɪt]
1. vt (painting) → esporre; (signs of emotion) → mostrare; (courage) → dar prova di; (skill, ingenuity) → dimostrare
2. vi (painter) → esporre
3. n (object on show) → oggetto esposto (Law) → reperto

exhibit

(igˈzibit) verb
1. to show; to display to the public. My picture is to be exhibited in the art gallery.
2. to show (a quality etc). He exhibited a complete lack of concern for others.
noun
1. an object displayed publicly (eg in a museum). One of the exhibits is missing.
2. an object or document produced in court as part of the evidence. The blood-stained scarf was exhibit number one in the murder trial.
exhibition (eksiˈbiʃən) noun
1. a public display (eg of works of art, industrial goods etc). an exhibition of children's books.
2. an act of showing or revealing. What an exhibition of bad temper!
exˈhibitor noun
a person who provides an exhibit for a display etc. He is one of the exhibitors at the flower show.
References in classic literature ?
But, really, it seems rather absurd that I shouldn't see my own work, especially as I am going to exhibit it in Paris in the autumn.
After he had sufficiently extolled the property of discretion, he undertook to exhibit in what manner its use was applicable to the present situation of their tribe.
The Crito seems intended to exhibit the character of Socrates in one light only, not as the philosopher, fulfilling a divine mission and trusting in the will of heaven, but simply as the good citizen, who having been unjustly condemned is willing to give up his life in obedience to the laws of the state.
To say the truth this tragedy was not only the Best, but the only Play that we ever performed; and after having acted it all over England, and Wales, we came to Scotland to exhibit it over the remainder of Great Britain.
Let us examine this in one example; for instance, in the behaviour of the great audience on that scene which Nature was pleased to exhibit in the twelfth chapter of the preceding book, where she introduced Black George running away with the L500 from his friend and benefactor.
Rough or smooth,' said Mr Codlin, beating his hand on the little footboard where Punch, when suddenly struck with the symmetry of his legs and their capacity for silk stockings, is accustomed to exhibit them to popular admiration, 'rough or smooth, I won't go further than the mile and a half to-night.
Now it is evident that each of the modes of imitation above mentioned will exhibit these differences, and become a distinct kind in imitating objects that are thus distinct.
And I know that every one will confess that it would be most praiseworthy in a prince to exhibit all the above qualities that are considered good; but because they can neither be entirely possessed nor observed, for human conditions do not permit it, it is necessary for him to be sufficiently prudent that he may know how to avoid the reproach of those vices which would lose him his state; and also to keep himself, if it be possible, from those which would not lose him it; but this not being possible, he may with less hesitation abandon himself to them.
Not in the least; or, rather, he did not exhibit it to me"--was the answer, with the same open air as before.
The dark edges of the stumps began to exhibit themselves, as the snow settled rapidly; the fences of logs and brush, which before had been only traced by long lines of white mounds, that ran across the valley and up the mountains, peeped out from their covering, and the black stubs were momentarily becoming more distinct, as large masses of snow and ice fell from their sides, under the influence of the thaw.
To exhibit one's folly in order to mock at one's wisdom?
He was never tired of visiting the museum in the tower, and spent endless hours in inspecting the exhibits, till he was thoroughly familiar with every detail of all of them.