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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
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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 ?
In my native town of Salem, at the head of what, half a century ago, in the days of old King Derby, was a bustling wharf -- but which is now burdened with decayed wooden warehouses, and exhibits few or no symptoms of commercial life; except, perhaps, a bark or brig, half-way down its melancholy length, discharging hides; or, nearer at hand, a Nova Scotia schooner, pitching out her cargo of firewood -- at the head, I say, of this dilapidated wharf, which the tide often overflows, and along which, at the base and in the rear of the row of buildings, the track of many languid years is seen in a border of unthrifty grass -- here, with a view from its front windows adown this not very enlivening prospect, and thence across the harbour, stands a spacious edifice of brick.
The keeping a country in such beautiful order as Germany exhibits, has a wise practical side to it, too, for it keeps thousands of people in work and bread who would otherwise be idle and mischievous.
It is nothing smaller than the Crocodile Book, which is in rather a dilapidated condition by this time, with divers of the leaves torn and stitched across, but which Peggotty exhibits to the children as a precious relic.
Recollect, Sancho," replied Don Quixote, "there are two sorts of beauty, one of the mind, the other of the body; that of the mind displays and exhibits itself in intelligence, in modesty, in honourable conduct, in generosity, in good breeding; and all these qualities are possible and may exist in an ugly man; and when it is this sort of beauty and not that of the body that is the attraction, love is apt to spring up suddenly and violently.
I took into account also the very different character which a person brought up from infancy in France or Germany exhibits, from that which, with the same mind originally, this individual would have possessed had he lived always among the Chinese or with savages, and the circumstance that in dress itself the fashion which pleased us ten years ago, and which may again, perhaps, be received into favor before ten years have gone, appears to us at this moment extravagant and ridiculous.
It will appear, from the specimens which have been cited, that the American Confederacy, in this particular, stands discriminated from every other institution of a similar kind, and exhibits a new and unexampled phenomenon in the political world.
And yet there are men, who have not only been silent spectators of this prospect, but who are advocates for the system which exhibits it; and, at the same time, urge against the new system the objections which we have heard.
I went through gallery after gallery, dusty, silent, often ruinous, the exhibits sometimes mere heaps of rust and lignite, sometimes fresher.
It is at these places, called "portages," that the Canadian voyageur exhibits his most valuable qualities; carrying heavy burdens, and toiling to and fro, on land and in the water, over rocks and precipices, among brakes and brambles, not only without a murmur, but with the greatest cheerfulness and alacrity, joking and laughing and singing scraps of old French ditties.
The latter, cased and guarded like the U-tube aft, exhibits another Fleury Ray, but inverted and more green than violet.
It was late in the day when the train thundered into the ancient city of Vanity, where Vanity Fair is still at the height of prosperity, and exhibits an epitome of whatever is brilliant, gay, and fascinating beneath the sun.
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.