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show

 (shō)
v. showed, shown (shōn) or showed, show·ing, shows
v.tr.
1.
a. To cause or allow to be seen; display: showed us his tattoo.
b. To display for sale, in exhibition, or in competition: showed her most recent paintings.
c. To permit access to (a house, for example) when offering for sale or rent.
2. To conduct; guide: showed them to the table.
3. To direct one's attention to; point out: showed them the city's historical sites.
4.
a. To make evident or reveal (an emotion or condition, for example): showed displeasure at his remark; a carpet that shows wear.
b. To reveal (oneself) as in one's behavior or condition: The old boat showed itself to be seaworthy.
c. To indicate; register: The altimeter showed that the plane was descending.
5.
a. To demonstrate by reasoning or procedure: showed that the hypothesis was wrong; a film that showed how to tune a piano.
b. To demonstrate to by reasoning or procedure; inform or prove to: showed him how to fix the camera; showed her that it could really happen.
6. To grant; bestow: showed no mercy to the traitors.
v.intr.
1. To be or become visible or evident: Concern showed in his face.
2. Slang To make an appearance; show up: didn't show for her appointment.
3.
a. To be exhibited publicly: What's showing at the movie theater tonight?
b. To give a performance or present an exhibition: Which artist is showing in the gallery?
4. Sports To finish third or better in a horserace or dog race.
n.
1. A display; a manifestation: made a show of strength.
2.
a. A trace or indication, as of oil in a well.
b. The discharge of bloody mucus from the vagina indicating the start of labor.
c. The first discharge of blood in menstruation.
3. A false appearance; a pretense: only a show of kindness.
4.
a. A striking appearance or display; a spectacle.
b. A pompous or ostentatious display.
5. Display or outward appearance: This antique tea service is just for show. His smile was for show.
6.
a. A public exhibition or entertainment.
b. An exposition for the display or demonstration of commercial products: an auto show.
c. A usually competitive exhibition of domestic animals: won first place at the cat show.
7.
a. A radio or television program.
b. A movie.
c. A theatrical troupe or company.
8. Informal An affair or undertaking: ran the whole show.
9. Sports Third place at the finish, as in a horserace.
Phrasal Verbs:
show off
To display or behave in an ostentatious or conspicuous way.
show up
1. To be clearly visible.
2. To put in an appearance; arrive: Don't show up late.
3. To expose or reveal the true character or nature of: showed their efforts up as a waste of time.
4. Informal To surpass, as in ability or intelligence: She shows up all the others in the chorus.
Idioms:
get the show on the road Slang
To get started.
show (one's) hand
1. Games To display one's cards with faces up.
2. To state one's intentions or reveal one's resources, especially when previously hidden.
show (one's) heels
To depart from quickly; flee.
show (someone) a good time
To occupy (someone) with amusing things; entertain.

[Middle English sheuen, shouen, from Old English scēawian, to look at, display.]
Synonyms: show, display, expose, parade, exhibit, flaunt
These verbs mean to present something to view. Show is the most general: "She hated to show her feelings" (John Galsworthy).
Display often suggests an attempt to present something to best advantage: The dealer spread the rug out to display the pattern. Expose usually involves uncovering something or bringing it out from concealment: The excavation exposed a staggering number of artifacts. The term can often imply revelation of something better left concealed: Your comment exposes your insensitivity. Parade usually suggests a pretentious or boastful presentation: "He early discovered that, by parading his unhappiness before the multitude, he produced an immense sensation" (Thomas Macaulay).
Exhibit implies open presentation that invites inspection: The museum is exhibiting paintings by local artists. Flaunt implies an unabashed, prideful, often arrogant display: "Every great hostelry flaunted the flag of some foreign potentate" (John Dos Passos). See Also Synonyms at appear.

show up

vb (adverb)
1. to reveal or be revealed clearly
2. (tr) to expose or reveal the faults or defects of by comparison
3. (tr) informal to put to shame; embarrass: he showed me up in front of my friends.
4. (intr) informal to appear or arrive
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.show up - appear or become visibleshow up - appear or become visible; make a showing; "She turned up at the funeral"; "I hope the list key is going to surface again"
appear - come into sight or view; "He suddenly appeared at the wedding"; "A new star appeared on the horizon"
2.show up - be or become visible or noticeable; "His good upbringing really shows"; "The dirty side will show"
appear - come into sight or view; "He suddenly appeared at the wedding"; "A new star appeared on the horizon"
register - show in one's face; "Her surprise did not register"

show

verb
1. To make visible; bring to view:
Archaic: discover.
Idioms: bring to light, lay open, make plain.
2. To come into view:
Idioms: make an appearance, meet the eye.
3. To present a lifelike image of:
4. To make a public and usually ostentatious show of.Also used with off:
5. To show the way to:
6. To make known or identify, as by signs:
7. To make manifest or apparent:
8. To give a precise indication of, as on a register or scale:
9. To be performed:
phrasal verb
show up
To come to a particular place:
Slang: blow in.
noun
1. An act of showing or displaying:
3. A display of insincere behavior:
4. An impressive or ostentatious exhibition:
5. A large public display, as of goods or works of art:
Translations
يَبْرُز، يَظْهَر بِوُضوحيُبَيِّن، يَكْشِف عن، يُبْرِزيَصِل، يَظْهَريَظْهَرُيَكْشِف عن أخْطاء
dostavit seobjevit seukázatvystoupitztrapnit
afsløredukke opvise
tulla paikalle
pojaviti se
látható
koma berlega í ljósláta sjá sigleiîa í ljós gallasÿna í réttu ljósi, leiîa í ljós
現れる
나타나다
dyka upp
ปรากฏตัว
açıkça görünmekbelli etmekgelmekgöstermekkusurlarını göstermek
xuất hiện

w>show up

vi
(= be seen)zu sehen or zu erkennen sein; (= stand out)hervorstechen; the stain shows upman sieht den Fleck; the tower showed up clearly against the skyder Turm zeichnete sich deutlich gegen den Himmel ab; to show up well/badly (fig)eine gute/schlechte Figur machen
(inf: = turn up) → auftauchen, sich blicken lassen (inf)
vt sep
(= highlight)(deutlich) erkennen lassen; the bright light showed up the faded wallpaperin dem hellen Licht konnte man sehen, wie verblichen die Tapete war
(= reveal) flaws, bad condition, errorszum Vorschein bringen; sb’s character, intentionsdeutlich zeigen; impostorentlarven; fraudaufdecken; personbloßstellen; my question showed him up to be a liarmeine Frage entlarvte ihn als Lügner
(= shame)blamieren; his bad manners show his parents upmit seinen schlechten Manieren blamiert er seine Eltern; he always gets drunk and shows her uper betrinkt sich immer und bringt sie dadurch in eine peinliche Situation; to show oneself upsich blamieren
(= direct)heraufbringen

show

(ʃəu) past tense showed: past participles showed ~shown verb
1. to allow or cause to be seen. Show me your new dress; Please show your membership card when you come to the club; His work is showing signs of improvement.
2. to be able to be seen. The tear in your dress hardly shows; a faint light showing through the curtains.
3. to offer or display, or to be offered or displayed, for the public to look at. Which picture is showing at the cinema?; They are showing a new film; His paintings are being shown at the art gallery.
4. to point out or point to. He showed me the road to take; Show me the man you saw yesterday.
5. (often with (a)round) to guide or conduct. Please show this lady to the door; They showed him (a)round (the factory).
6. to demonstrate to. Will you show me how to do it?; He showed me a clever trick.
7. to prove. That just shows / goes to show how stupid he is.
8. to give or offer (someone) kindness etc. He showed him no mercy.
noun
1. an entertainment, public exhibition, performance etc. a horse-show; a flower show; the new show at the theatre; a TV show.
2. a display or act of showing. a show of strength.
3. an act of pretending to be, do etc (something). He made a show of working, but he wasn't really concentrating.
4. appearance, impression. They just did it for show, in order to make themselves seem more important than they are.
5. an effort or attempt. He put up a good show in the chess competition.
ˈshowy adjective
giving an impression of value by a bright and striking outward appearance. His clothes are too showy for my liking.
ˈshowiness noun
ˈshow-business noun
the entertainment industry, especially the branch of the theatre concerned with variety shows, comedy etc.
ˈshowcase noun
a glass case for displaying objects in a museum, shop etc.
ˈshowdown noun
an open, decisive quarrel etc ending a period of rivalry etc.
ˈshowground noun
an area where displays etc are held.
ˈshow-jumping noun
a competitive sport in which horses and their riders have to jump a series of artificial fences, walls etc.
ˈshowman noun
a person who owns or manages an entertainment, a stall at a fair etc.
ˈshowroom noun
a room where objects for sale etc are displayed for people to see. a car showroom.
give the show away
to make known a secret, trick etc.
good show!
that's good!.
on show
being displayed in an exhibition, showroom etc. There are over five hundred paintings on show here.
show off
1. to show or display for admiration. He showed off his new car by taking it to work.
2. to try to impress others with one's possessions, ability etc. She is just showing off – she wants everyone to know how well she speaks French (noun ˈshow-off a person who does this).
show up
1. to make obvious. This light shows up the places where I've mended this coat.
2. to reveal the faults of. Mary was so neat that she really showed me up.
3. to stand out clearly. The scratches showed up on the photograph.
4. to appear or arrive. I waited for her, but she never showed up.

show up

يَظْهَرُ dostavit se dukke op zu sehen sein εμφανίζομαι aparecer tulla paikalle se montrer pojaviti se comparire 現れる 나타나다 opdagen dukke opp pokazać się aparecer появляться (приходить) dyka upp ปรากฏตัว ortaya çıkmak xuất hiện 露面
References in classic literature ?
I warned him to show up if I thought it worth while.
But symptoms sometimes disappear naturally or do not show up during a drug trial.
Research shows moving one slot nearer the end of the show ups the chance of being safe from elimination by 5%.