Textual thesaurus for "show"

(noun) appearance

pretending that something is the case in order to make a good impression

they try to keep up appearances; that ceremony is just for show

(noun) display

something intended to communicate a particular impression

made a display of strength; a show of impatience; a good show of looking interested

(verb) shew, prove, demonstrate, establish

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

(verb) record, register, read

indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments

The thermometer showed thirteen degrees below zero; The gauge read `empty'

(verb) point, indicate, designate

indicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively

I showed the customer the glove section; He pointed to the empty parking space; he indicated his opponents

(verb) evince, express

give expression to

She showed her disappointment

(verb) bear witness, prove, testify, evidence

provide evidence for

The blood test showed that he was the father; Her behavior testified to her incompetence

(verb) render, picture, depict

show in, or as in, a picture

This scene depicts country life; the face of the child is rendered with much tenderness in this painting

(verb) usher

take (someone) to their seats, as in theaters or auditoriums

The usher showed us to our seats

(verb) show up

be or become visible or noticeable

His good upbringing really shows; The dirty side will show

(verb) demo, demonstrate, present, exhibit

give an exhibition of to an interested audience

She shows her dogs frequently; We will demo the new software in Washington