[ ig-zib-it ]
/ ɪgˈzɪb ɪt /
verb (used with object)
to offer or expose to view; present for inspection: to exhibit the latest models of cars.
to manifest or display: to exhibit anger; to exhibit interest.
to place on show: to exhibit paintings.
to make manifest; explain.
Law. to submit (a document, object, etc.) in evidence in a court of law.
Medicine/Medical Obsolete. to administer (something) as a remedy.
verb (used without object)
to make or give an exhibition; present something to public view.
an act or instance of exhibiting; exhibition.
something that is exhibited.
an object or a collection of objects shown in an exhibition, fair, etc.
Law. a document or object exhibited in court and referred to and identified in written evidence.
Words nearby exhibit
Origin of exhibit
SYNONYMS FOR exhibit
ANTONYMS FOR exhibit
OTHER WORDS FROM exhibit
ex·hib·it·a·ble, adjectiveex·hib·i·tor, ex·hib·it·er, ex·hib·it·ant, nounpre·ex·hib·it, noun, verb (used with object)re·ex·hib·it, verb (used with object)
self-ex·hib·it·ed, adjectiveun·ex·hib·it·a·ble, adjectiveun·ex·hib·it·ed, adjectivewell-ex·hib·it·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for exhibitant
/ (ɪɡˈzɪbɪt) /
verb (mainly tr)
(also intr) to display (something) to the public for interest or instructionthis artist exhibits all over the world
to manifest; display; showthe child exhibited signs of distress
law to produce (a document or object) in court to serve as evidence
an object or collection exhibited to the public
law a document or object produced in court and referred to or identified by a witness in giving evidence
Derived forms of exhibitexhibitory, adjective
Word Origin for exhibit
C15: from Latin exhibēre to hold forth, from habēre to have
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