verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of exhibit
Synonyms for exhibit
Antonyms for exhibit
Related Words for exhibitormentor, model, counselor, teacher, pilot, superintendent, chaperon, docent, usher, cicerone, convoy, captain, monitor, lead, guru, pattern, genius, ideal, criterion, escort
Examples from the Web for exhibitor
Historical Examples of exhibitor
This dialogue can be carried on to suit the taste and invention of the exhibitor.The Art of Amusing
But the huntsman, sportsman, and exhibitor know different to this.Sporting Dogs
Frank Townend Barton
It will be an annual fair, to last three days, in which he will be the only exhibitor.The Little Lady of the Big House
Just one word as to the exhibitor's own conduct in the ring may not be amiss.A Manual of Toy Dogs
Mrs. Leslie Williams
The Exhibitor (coming up and inspecting his bird with pride).
verb (mainly tr)
Word Origin for exhibit
1650s (as exhibiter, 1590s), from Late Latin exhibitor, agent noun from past participle stem of Latin exhibere (see exhibition).
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.