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showed, past tense; shown, past participle; showing, present participle; shows, 3rd person singular present;
  1. Be or allow or cause to be visible
    • - wrinkles were starting to show on her face
    • - the muscles of her jaws showed white through the skin
    • - a white blouse will show the blood
  2. Offer, exhibit, or produce (something) for scrutiny or inspection
    • - an alarm salesperson should show an ID card
    • - he wants to show you all his woodwork stuff
  3. Put on display in an exhibition or competition
    • - he ceased early in his career to show his work
    • - other artists who showed there included Robert Motherwell
  4. Present (a movie or television program) on a screen for public viewing

  5. (of a movie) Be presented in this way
    • - a movie showing at the Venice Film Festival
  6. Indicate (a particular time, measurement, etc.)
    • - a travel clock showing the time in different cities
  7. Represent or depict in art
    • - a postcard showing the Wicklow Mountains
  8. Allow oneself to be seen; appear in public
    • - he was amazed that she would have the gall to show herself
  9. Arrive or turn up for an appointment or at a gathering
    • - her date failed to show
  10. Finish third or in the first three in a race

  11. (of a woman) Be visibly pregnant
    • - Shirley was four months pregnant and just starting to show
  12. Display or allow to be perceived (a quality, emotion, or characteristic)
    • - it was Frank's turn to show his frustration
    • - his sangfroid showed signs of cracking
  13. Accord or treat someone with (a specified quality)
    • - he urged his soldiers to fight them and show no mercy
    • - he has learned to show women some respect
  14. (of an emotion) Be noticeable
    • - he tried not to let his relief show
  15. Demonstrate or prove
    • - experts say this shows the benefit of regular inspections
    • - the figures show that the underlying rate of inflation continues to fall
  16. Prove or demonstrate oneself to be
    • - she showed herself to be a harsh critic
    • - he showed himself to be an old-fashioned Baptist separatist
  17. Cause to understand or be capable of doing something by explanation or demonstration
    • - he showed the boy how to operate the machine
  18. Conduct or lead
    • - show them in, please
  1. A spectacle or display of something, typically an impressive one
    • - spectacular shows of bluebells
  2. A public entertainment, in particular

  3. A play or other stage performance, esp. a musical

  4. A program on television or radio

  5. An event or competition involving the public display or exhibition of animals, plants, or products
    • - the annual agricultural show
  6. An undertaking, project, or organization
    • - I man a desk in a little office. I don't run the show
  7. An opportunity for doing something; a chance
    • - I didn't have a show
  8. An outward appearance or display of a quality or feeling
    • - Joanie was frightened of any show of affection
  9. An outward display intended to give a particular, false impression
    • - Drew made a show of looking around for firewood
    • - they are all show and no go
  10. A discharge of blood and mucus from the vagina at the onset of labor or menstruation

  1. give an exhibition of to an interested audience; "She shows her dogs frequently"; "We will demo the new software in Washington"
  2. the act of publicly exhibiting or entertaining; "a remarkable show of skill"
  3. display: something intended to communicate a particular impression; "made a display of strength"; "a show of impatience"; "a good show of looking interested"
  4. 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"
  5. a social event involving a public performance or entertainment; "they wanted to see some of the shows on Broadway"
  6. testify: provide evidence for; "The blood test showed that he was the father"; "Her behavior testified to her incompetence"
  7. Show is a studio album by the progressive rock band After Crying.
  8. Show is a live album by English alternative rock band The Cure, released in 1993 and recorded live over two nights at the Palace of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, Michigan (a suburb of Detroit) in 1992, during the successful Wish tour. Show was also released as a concert video.
  9. A show is a judged event or display in the hobby of animal fancy or in the occupation of animal husbandry.
  10. An agricultural show is a public event showcasing the equipment, animals, sports and recreation associated with agriculture and animal husbandry. The largest comprise a livestock show (a judged event or display in which breeding stock is exhibited), a trade fair, competitions, and entertainment. ...
  11. Show is a live album by the Chicago noise rock band The Jesus Lizard. It was recorded at CBGB's in New York City. It was a joint release by Collision Arts and Warner Bros. subsidiary label Giant Records.
  12. Show is a concert film by the Brooklyn-based hard rock band, The Giraffes. It was filmed at the Union Pool in Brooklyn, New York in July 2010. This is the band's first live release.
  13. A play, dance, or other entertainment; An exhibition of items; A demonstration; A broadcast program/programme; A movie; Mere display with no substance; A project or presentation; The major leagues; To display, to have somebody see (something); To indicate (a fact) to be true; to ...
  14. (Shows) Shatter Point (Mondays/Bi-Weekly)
  15. (Shows) are the overall production that a clown is a part of, it may or may not include elements other than clowning, such as in a circus show. In a circus context, clown shows are typically made up of some combination of Entrées, Side dishes, Clown Stops, Track Gags, Gags and bits.
  16. A wagering term describing the greyhound finishing third in a race.
  17. Synonym for a bourse or coin show.
  18. Vaginal discharge, often mucus and blood, that occurs as labor approaches
  19. The blood-stained mucus from the vagina, indicating that labor is about to begin.
  20. The term used to describe a 3rd place finish.
  21. At the showdown, declare the value of your hand.
  22. Give the steps in a calculation or derivation.
  23. A horse racing bet in which you collect if the horse finishes first, second or third.
  24. Any unit of operation in the woods associated with timber harvesting (22).
  25. The third greyhound to cross the finish line shows