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Inflected Form(s): showed; shown /shn /; or showed; show·ing 1: to place in sight : present so as to be seen 2: REVEAL 2 <showed strong feeling> 3: to give from or as if from a position of authority <we'll show them no mercy> 4: TEACH 1, instruct <showed me a few chords on the guitar> 5: PROVE 2a <that shows we're right> 6: to give indication or record of <his grades show some improvement> 7: 2USHER 1, guide <showed them to a seat> 8: to be noticeable <the patch hardly shows> <the determination showed in her face> 9: to present (an animal) for judging in a show 10: to be third or at least third (as in a horse race) synonymsSHOW, EXHIBIT, DISPLAY, PARADE mean to present something in a way that will draw attention. SHOW suggests letting another see or examine <show me a picture of your family>. EXHIBIT suggests putting something out in public <the children exhibited their drawings at the fair>. DISPLAY stresses putting something out in the open where others may see it clearly <display sale items in front of the store>. PARADE suggests making a great show of something <look at them parading their new bikes>.