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Meaning of EXHIBIT

Pronunciation:  ig'zibit

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  something shown to the public; "the museum had many exhibits of oriental art"
  2. [n]  an object or statement produced before a court of law and referred to while giving evidence
  3. [v]  walk ostentatiously; "She parades her new husband around town"
  4. [v]  to show, make visible or apparent; "The Metropolitan Museum is exhibiting Goya's works this month"; "Why don't you show your nice legs and wear shorter skirts?"; "National leaders will have to display the highest skills of statesmanship.."
  5. [v]  show or demonstrate something to an interested audience; "She shows her dogs frequently"; "We will demo the new software in Washington"
  6. [v]  show an attribute, property, knowledge, or skill; "he exhibits a great talent"

EXHIBIT is a 7 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: demo, demonstrate, display, display, expose, march, parade, present, showing
 See Also: bench, brandish, bring forth, bring home, evidence, flash, flaunt, gibbet, hold up, light show, model, moon, open, ostentate, parade, phosphoresce, pillory, pose, possess, posture, produce, show, show, show off, sit, swank, walk



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Ex*hib"it\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Exhibited}; p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Exhibiting}.] [L. exhibitus, p. p. of exhibere to
    hold forth, to tender, exhibit; ex out + habere to have or
    hold. See {Habit}.]
    1. To hold forth or present to view; to produce publicly, for
       inspection; to show, especially in order to attract notice
       to what is interesting; to display; as, to exhibit
       commodities in a warehouse, a picture in a gallery.
             Exhibiting a miserable example of the weakness of
             mind and body.                        --Pope.
    2. (Law) To submit, as a document, to a court or officer, in
       course of proceedings; also, to present or offer
       officially or in legal form; to bring, as a charge.
             He suffered his attorney-general to exhibit a charge
             of high treason against the earl.     --Clarendon.
    3. (Med.) To administer as a remedy; as, to exhibit calomel.
    {To exhibit a foundation or prize}, to hold it forth or to
       tender it as a bounty to candidates.
    {To exibit an essay}, to declaim or otherwise present it in
       public. [Obs.]
  2. \Ex*hib"it\, n.
    1. Any article, or collection of articles, displayed to view,
       as in an industrial exhibition; a display; as, this
       exhibit was marked A; the English exhibit.
    2. (Law) A document produced and identified in court for
       future use as evidence.
Legal Dictionary
 Definition: A document or other item introduced as evidence during a trial or hearing.
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