verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- exhaustion psychosis,
- exhibition game,
- exhibition killing,
Origin of exhibit
Examples from the Web for exhibit
The exhibit also includes examples of designers borrowing from fine art, as Yves Saint Laurent did with his Mondrian dress.
Spanning more than 150 years, the exhibit exhaustively distinguishes designer pieces from licensed copies, adaptations, and fakes.
Near the end of my tour of the exhibit, Cafiero lingers on the last photos of Ramone.‘All Good Cretins Go to Heaven’: Dee Dee Ramone’s Twisted Punk Paintings|Melissa Leon|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When she got the pictures back, she met Sean for coffee and discussed how to exhibit the photos.Masters of Alt Sex: SuicideGirls Hits Puberty and Wants to Invade Your TV Set|Marlow Stern|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As a result, the exhibit falls short of showing Mary as real woman, as a protagonist in her own life story.
Even our next relations, the quadrumana, exhibit all possible differences in the grouping of males and females.The Origin of the Family Private Property and the State|Frederick Engels
We rarely see a reflector to exhibit us to the occupants of the second-story windows.Saunterings|Charles Dudley Warner
There is a safety pin inserted into Exhibit 663, Mr. Stombaugh.Warren Commission (4 of 26): Hearings Vol. IV (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
Then there is quite an exhibit of the native varieties made by our president, which is very fine.
The Blackbird was again on the table, but seemed this time disinclined to exhibit.Yeast: A Problem|Charles Kingsley
verb (mainly tr)
Word Origin for exhibit
mid-15c., from Latin exhibitus, past participle of exhibere "to hold out, display, show, present, deliver" (see exhibition). Related: Exhibited; exhibiting.
1620s, "document or object produced as evidence in court," from Latin exhibitum, neuter past participle of exhibere (see exhibition). Meaning "object displayed in a fair, museum, etc." is from 1862. Transferred use of exhibit A "important piece of evidence" is by 1906.