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show

(Display), noun affectation, amusement, array, ceremony, chance, color, deceptive appearance, delusion, demonstration, distortion, exhibit, exhibition, façade, flashiness, flourish, frills, front, illusion, manifestation, materialization, occasion, outward show, parade, phenomenon, pomp, pomposity, pose, presence, pretense, pretext, revelation, scene, semblance, show, showiness, sight, simulation, specious appearance, splash, trick, veneer, window-dressing
Associated concepts: show cause

show

(Production), noun entertainment, exhibition, exposition, performance, presentation, spectacle

show

(Come into view), verb be seen, be visible, bring under notice, make one see, materialize, present one's self

show

(Detail), verb adduce, attest, bare, be visible, bear, cite, clarify, demean, demonstrate, denote, depict, designate, detail, disclose, display, document, edify, establish, evidence, evince, exemplify, exhibit, expose, express, furnish evidence, illustrate, indicate, inform, instruct, lay bare, make known, manifest, point out, point the way, portray, present, present one's self, prove, render, represent, reveal, set forth, set straight, signify, specify, tell, testify, unveil, unfold, unmask
See also: adduce, appearance, argue, bare, bear, betray, brandish, cite, clarify, color, demean, demonstrate, denote, denude, depict, designate, detail, discipline, disclose, disinter, display, document, edify, educate, emerge, establish, evince, exhibit, explain, expose, express, expression, flaunt, histrionics, hypocrisy, illustrate, indicate, instruct, introduce, look, manifest, manifestation, performance, phenomenon, portray, present, pretense, pretext, produce, prove, purport, render, represent, semblance, signify, specify, state, teach, testify, unveil
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On "Sprite te ve" (Sprite Sees You), teenagers show off their talents in an open forum.
Bottom photo: Crysta Reece, 5, (left) and cousin Julia Lowman, 6, show off the flowers their parents bought for them at the Daffodil Festival.
During Computer Show Off Week, each parent calls to sign up for a half-hour time slot so their student has time to "show off" their work for the school year.
LOOKING GOOD: Coronation Street's Tracy Shaw, above, shows off her new dark hairstyle at the TV Quick awards as, from top, Changing Rooms host Carol Smillie, TV vet Trude Mostue and former EastEnders star Patsy Palmer show off their dresses
If you, like many other gay men and lesbians, like to show off your chiseled body, you might want to also consider showing how much work it takes to keep your body in tip-top shape.
The design by Anthony McDonald and the lighting by Peter Mumford were obviously and successfully intended to show off the technical prowess of the new stage.
One: the better to show off the fact that Liz was, once again, wearing next to nothing.
Show off a little -- Maybe your family has a rendition of "Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer" that really must be seen, or mom made an award-winning gingerbread house.
The Korean electronics manufacturer will show off high-resolution displays ranging from a mere 4.
Long-sleeved dress, pounds 65, Topshop Apple shapes can show off slender arms and legs while hiding a big tummy under this drop waist dress.
Called Show Off, the exhibition highlighted works by Reza Derakshani, Nazzy Beglari, Sara Rahbar, among others.
Each school was given two solar car kits and their challenge was to design and build a race car and one to show off their creativity.