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Synonyms for show



be visible


  • be visible
  • be seen
  • be obvious
  • be in view
  • be revealed


  • be invisible

turn up



show off


show someone up

show something up

Synonyms for show

to come into view

to make a public and usually ostentatious show of

to make known or identify, as by signs

to give a precise indication of, as on a register or scale

to be performed


show up: to come to a particular place

an act of showing or displaying

an impressive or ostentatious exhibition

a large public display, as of goods or works of art

Synonyms for show

something intended to communicate a particular impression

pretending that something is the case in order to make a good impression

give an exhibition of to an interested audience

establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment

indicate a place, direction, person, or thing

be or become visible or noticeable


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indicate a certain reading

give evidence of, as of records

take (someone) to their seats, as in theaters or auditoriums

finish third or better in a horse or dog race

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Then it progressed through several stages: the announcement of the engagement in the presence of the two families and officials (fare or fermare il parentado), the ritual showing forth of the bride led round by a dancing master, visits to the houses of bride and groom, and the publicly declared consent of bride and groom through the declaration of matrimonial vows (fattesi parole ceremoniali dello sponsalitio).
There were the visits by the bride in an open gondola to relatives in convents which a later sixteenth-century writer, Francesco Sansovino, was to pair with the showing forth of the bride in the house: "For since she must increase through childbirth the generation of this family onto which she is grafted, she shows herself in the household and throughout the city almost as if to so many witnesses to the contracted marriage.
Hamilton's life was a great work of God, showing forth the glory of God's greatest work, the priestly work of Jesus Christ.
or was the dream-- this hymm, this ecstatic paean, this woven music of color and form, of the sense of airy space-- was the dream showing forth the power of memory now, today or at any moment of need?
Christmas was not always December 25; early church fathers felt that the Epiphany, or the showing forth (usually commemorated January (6), was a much greater feast than Christmas, and another early writers and theologians felt that, since the world was created perfect, flowers in bloom, trees in leaf, moon full, Jesus was therefore born in the spring, sometime in March when we now celebrate Easter.