Meaning of DEMONSTRATE
|Pronunciation: || ||'demun`streyt|
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- [v] 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"
- [v] 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"
- [v] show or demonstrate something to an interested audience; "She shows her dogs frequently"; "We will demo the new software in Washington"
- [v] march in protest; take part in a demonstration; "Thousands demonstrated against globalization during the meeting of the most powerful economic nations in Seattle"
DEMONSTRATE is a 11 letter word that starts with D.
| ||Synonyms:|| ||attest, certify, demo, establish, evidence, exhibit, manifest, march, present, prove, shew, show, show|
| ||Antonyms:|| ||confute, disprove|
| ||See Also:|| ||affirm, authenticate, bear witness, bring home, condemn, confirm, contradict, corroborate, dissent, negate, notarise, notarize, picket, protest, prove, prove oneself, reflect, resist, show, stultify, substantiate, support, sustain, testify|
|Webster's 1913 Dictionary|
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\Dem"on*strate\ (?; 277), v. t. [L. demonstratus, p.
p. of demonstrare to demonstrate; de- + monstrare to show.
1. To point out; to show; to exhibit; to make evident.
2. To show, or make evident, by reasoning or proof; to prove
by deduction; to establish so as to exclude the
possibility of doubt or denial.
We can not demonstrate these things so as to show
that the contrary often involves a contradiction.
3. (Anat.) To exhibit and explain (a dissection or other
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