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See synonyms for: showedshown on

verb (used with or without object), nounshewed, shewn, shew·ing,
  1. an archaic spelling of show. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use shew in a sentence

  • Vain also was the valour and ability he showed in the campaign against the Royalists in La Vende.

    Napoleon's Marshals | R. P. Dunn-Pattison
  • Charred beams and blackened walls showed stark and gaunt in the glow of a smoldering mass of wreckage.

    The Red Year | Louis Tracy
  • At Felipe's cry, the women waiting in the hall hurried in, wailing aloud as their first glance showed them all was over.

    Ramona | Helen Hunt Jackson
  • And sure enough when Sunday came, and the pencil was restored to him, he promptly showed nurse his picture.

    Children's Ways | James Sully
  • The little boy of two, often quoted here, showed a punctilious feeling for order in the placing of things.

    Children's Ways | James Sully

British Dictionary definitions for shew


/ (ʃəʊ) /

verbshews, shewing, shewed, shewn (ʃəʊn) or shewed
  1. an archaic spelling of show

Derived forms of shew

  • shewer, noun

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