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demonstrating, present participle; demonstrated, past tense; demonstrates, 3rd person singular present; demonstrated, past participle;
  1. Clearly show the existence or truth of (something) by giving proof or evidence
    • - their shameful silence demonstrates their ineptitude
  2. Give a practical exhibition and explanation of (how a machine, skill, or craft works or is performed)
    • - computerized design methods will be demonstrated
    • - he demonstrated how to make his favorite hotdog
  3. Show or express (a feeling or quality) by one's actions
    • - she began to demonstrate a new-found confidence
  4. Take part in a public demonstration
    • - thousands demonstrated in favor of the government

  1. show: give an exhibition of to an interested audience; "She shows her dogs frequently"; "We will demo the new software in Washington"
  2. prove: establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment; "The experiment demonstrated the instability of the compound"; "The mathematician showed the validity of the conjecture"
  3. attest: provide evidence for; stand as proof of; show by one's behavior, attitude, or external attributes; "His high fever attested to his illness"; "The buildings in Rome manifest a high level of architectural sophistication"; "This decision demonstrates his sense of fairness"
  4. march in protest; take part in a demonstration; "Thousands demonstrated against globalization during the meeting of the most powerful economic nations in Seattle"
  5. having been demonstrated or verified beyond doubt
  6. (demonstration) presentation: a show or display; the act of presenting something to sight or view; "the presentation of new data"; "he gave the customer a demonstration"
  7. (Demonstration (acting)) 'Demonstration' is a central part of the Brechtian approach to acting. It implies a definite distance built into the actor's manner of playing a character (in contrast to the absolute identification with a character demanded by the Stanislavski-influenced 'method acting' ...
  8. (Demonstration (people)) A demonstration or street protest' is action by a mass group or collection of groups of people in favor of a political or other cause; it normally consists of walking in a mass march formation and either beginning with or meeting at a designated endpoint, or rally, to ...
  9. (Demonstration (proof)) In mathematics, a proof is a convincing demonstration (within the accepted standards of the field) that some mathematical statement is necessarily true.Cupillari, Antonella. The Nuts and Bolts of Proofs. Academic Press, 2001. Page 3. ...
  10. (Demonstration (teaching)) Demonstration involves showing by reason or proof, explaining or making clear by use of examples or experiments. Put more simply, demonstration means to clearly Definition. ...
  11. To display the method of using an object; To show the steps taken to create a logical argument or equation; To participate in or organize a demonstration
  12. (Demonstrating) The supervision of a practical class; the term derives from the now obsolete post titles of ‘University Demonstrator’ (now University Lecturer) and ‘Departmental Demonstrator’ (now Departmental Lecturer), and may be applied equally to those in charge of practical classes and to ...
  13. (Demonstration) Showing someone how to complete a task, step by step.
  14. (Demonstration (Demo)) Physical presentation by the sales person to the prospect of how a product works or the services they can offer. A demo is usually free-of-charge to the prospect and used as a tool to help sell the product or service.
  15. (Demonstration) “show and tell”.  A planned presentation using visuals.  Members teach others a skill.
  16. (Demonstration) In this strategic maneuver, used frequently during the Civil War, a detached unit from the main force made a show of strength on a portion of the enemy's line not actually targeted for attack, distracting the enemy while an attack was made elsewhere. ...
  17. (Demonstration) going through a hands-on process in front of the audience
  18. "Demonstration" means a group activity including but not limited to, a meeting, assembly, protest, rally, march or vigil which involves the expression of views or grievances, involving more than 20 people or a group activity involving less than 20 people for which specific space is requested to ...
  19. (Demonstration) A 15 minutes show, a performance that integrates to your activities.
  20. (Demonstration) A method for showing participants how to do a specific task or skill.
  21. (Demonstration) A training technique which uses the visual impact of seeing a task performed correctly to assist the learning process. Demonstrations save time and add realism. This is the preferred method of training at company level and below.
  22. (Demonstration) A type of Medicare project designed to explore future improvements in coverage, costs, and quality of care within the Medicare Program.
  23. (Demonstration) An activity in which participants provide evidence or demonstrate that they have learned what was intended in the stated learning outcome(s).
  24. (Demonstration) In political terms, a public show of protest against or sympathy with a particular cause
  25. (Demonstration) In test administration, tasks similar to test items that are used to teach test procedures to the student.