verb (used with object), dem·on·strat·ed, dem·on·strat·ing.
verb (used without object), dem·on·strat·ed, dem·on·strat·ing.
Origin of demonstrate
Examples from the Web for demonstrating
He contracted pneumonia, but he recovered and returned to demonstrating.Dr. King Goes to Hollywood: The Flawed History of ‘Selma’|Gary May|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
He takes great pleasure in demonstrating the monitoring procedure.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“This project is a wonderful vehicle for exploring and demonstrating how we go about finding out what is true,” he says.
By demonstrating a willingness to criticize President Obama, often rebuking him for his cozy relationship with Wall Street.
Are you not defeating the cause by demonstrating violence in your response to a nonviolent, harmless kid?
A huge crowd had gathered, and the youth of it was demonstrating with energy, cheering and breaking soon into national songs.The Guns of Europe|Joseph A. Altsheler
Many people and writers are satirical without first of all demonstrating upon what grounds they have the right to be so.Gilbert Keith Chesterton|Patrick Braybrooke
Again, it is easy enough to controvert Nietzsche almost at any pass by demonstrating his unphilosophic onesidedness.Prophets of Dissent|Otto Heller
The experiments in silviculture are demonstrating the methods of handling woodlands.
She set the lad at work oiling them, demonstrating to him with her own hands, carefully gloved, the way to do it.Mrs. Red Pepper|Grace S. Richmond
British Dictionary definitions for demonstrating
Word Origin for demonstrate
Word Origin and History for demonstrating
1550s, "to point out," from Latin demonstratus, past participle of demonstrare (see demonstration). Meaning "to point out by argument or deduction" is from 1570s. Related: Demonstrated; demonstrating.