Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
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- S: (n) show (the act of publicly exhibiting or entertaining) "a remarkable show of skill"
- S: (n) display, show (something intended to communicate a particular impression) "made a display of strength"; "a show of impatience"; "a good show of looking interested"
- S: (n) show (a social event involving a public performance or entertainment) "they wanted to see some of the shows on Broadway"
- S: (n) appearance, show (pretending that something is the case in order to make a good impression) "they try to keep up appearances"; "that ceremony is just for show"
- S: (v) show, demo, exhibit, present, demonstrate (give an exhibition of to an interested audience) "She shows her dogs frequently"; "We will demo the new software in Washington"
- S: (v) prove, demonstrate, establish, show, shew (establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment) "The experiment demonstrated the instability of the compound"; "The mathematician showed the validity of the conjecture"
- S: (v) testify, bear witness, prove, evidence, show (provide evidence for) "The blood test showed that he was the father"; "Her behavior testified to her incompetence"
- S: (v) show (make visible or noticeable) "She showed her talent for cooking"; "Show me your etchings, please"
- S: (v) picture, depict, render, show (show in, or as in, a picture) "This scene depicts country life"; "the face of the child is rendered with much tenderness in this painting"
- S: (v) express, show, evince (give expression to) "She showed her disappointment"
- S: (v) indicate, point, designate, show (indicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively) "I showed the customer the glove section"; "He pointed to the empty parking space"; "he indicated his opponents"
- S: (v) show, show up (be or become visible or noticeable) "His good upbringing really shows"; "The dirty side will show"
- S: (v) read, register, show, record (indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments) "The thermometer showed thirteen degrees below zero"; "The gauge read `empty'"
- S: (v) show (give evidence of, as of records) "The diary shows his distress that evening"
- S: (v) usher, show (take (someone) to their seats, as in theaters or auditoriums) "The usher showed us to our seats"
- S: (v) show (finish third or better in a horse or dog race) "he bet $2 on number six to show"