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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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Finally, the 63p stamp showing hands taking a patient's pulse records that 130,000 NHS hospital outpatients are seen every day.
Everywhere in the twenty-seven works of photography, video, sound, sculpture, and installation were those trace markers that function simultaneously as indicators of presence and ciphers of absence: photograms ("that subspecies of photo," according to Krauss, "which forces the issue of photography's existence as an index") showing hands over water, their extended index fingers generating ripples; footprints; oversize captions; a plaster cast of a foot.
The recurrent clocks--molded in eclectic styles, telling different times, and showing hands or hours askew--seemed to fuse discordant measures of the cosmos: light-years with dog years, seasons with time zones, the mythological time of storytelling with the measured time of the phone bill.