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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
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Present Perfect
I have exhibited
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Past Continuous
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Past Perfect
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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 ?
She retained a few of the sketches, and gave all the rest to Madame Ratignolle, who appreciated the gift far beyond its value and proudly exhibited the pictures to her husband when he came up from the store a little later for his midday dinner.
Clouded cotton stockings, and shoes, on one of the latter of which was a plated spur, completed the costume of the lower extremity of this figure, no curve or angle of which was concealed, but, on the other hand, studiously exhibited, through the vanity or simplicity of its owner.
This mournful scene exhibited a horror almost unparalleled: Some torn and eaten by wild beasts; those in the river eaten by fishes; all in such a putrified condition, that no one could be distinguished from another.
Whatever might have been his other deficiencies as an escort, Whiskey Dick was a good horseman, and, in spite of his fractious brute, exhibited such skill and confidence as to at once satisfy the young girls of his value to them in the management of their own horses, to whom side-saddles were still an alarming novelty.
With her near-sightedness, and those tremulous fingers of hers, at once inflexible and delicate, she could not be a seamstress; although her sampler, of fifty years gone by, exhibited some of the most recondite specimens of ornamental needlework.
The original papers, together with the scarlet letter itself -- a most curious relic -- are still in my possession, and shall be freely exhibited to whomsoever, induced by the great interest of the narrative, may desire a sight of them I must not be understood affirming that, in the dressing up of the tale, and imagining the motives and modes of passion that influenced the characters who figure in it, I have invariably confined myself within the limits of the old Surveyor's half-a-dozen sheets of foolscap.
I know that, to the common apprehension, this phenomenon of whiteness is not confessed to be the prime agent in exaggerating the terror of objects otherwise terrible; nor to the unimaginative mind is there aught of terror in those appearances whose awfulness to another mind almost solely consists in this one phenomenon, especially when exhibited under any form at all approaching to muteness or universality.
It was a process of economic evolution, he said, and he exhibited its laws and methods.
These are but few facts, among multitudes which might be adduced, to show the self-denial, energy, patience, and honesty, which the slave has exhibited in a state of freedom.
The page said, further, that dinner was about ended in the great hall by this time, and that as soon as the sociability and the heavy drinking should begin, Sir Kay would have me in and exhibit me before King Arthur and his illustrious knights seated at the Table Round, and would brag about his exploit in capturing me, and would probably exaggerate the facts a little, but it wouldn't be good form for me to correct him, and not over safe, either; and when I was done being exhibited, then ho for the dungeon; but he, Clarence, would find a way to come and see me every now and then, and cheer me up, and help me get word to my friends.
This study was exhibited in the Paris Salon of 1879, but did not take any medal; they do not give medals for studies.
We had to be exhibited for nothing, and beg our bread.