vb air, demonstrate, disclose, display, evidence, evince, expose, express, flaunt, indicate, make clear or plain, manifest, offer, parade, present, put on view, reveal, show
n display, exhibition, illustration, model, show
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exhibit ( exhibits plural & 3rd person present) ( exhibiting present participle) ( exhibited past tense & past participle )
1 verb If someone or something shows a particular quality, feeling, or type of behaviour, you can say that they exhibit it.
He has exhibited symptoms of anxiety and overwhelming worry... V n
2 verb When a painting, sculpture, or object of interest is exhibited, it is put in a public place such as a museum or art gallery so that people can come to look at it. You can also say that animals are exhibited in a zoo.
His work was exhibited in the best galleries in America, Europe and Asia. be V-ed
exhibition n-uncount usu for/on N
Five large pieces of the wall are currently on exhibition in London.
3 verb When artists exhibit, they show their work in public.
By 1936 she was exhibiting at the Royal Academy. V
4 n-count An exhibit is a painting, sculpture, or object of interest that is displayed to the public in a museum or art gallery.
Shona showed me round the exhibits.
5 n-count An exhibit is a public display of paintings, sculpture, or objects of interest, for example in a museum or art gallery.
...an exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
in BRIT, use exhibition
6 n-count An exhibit is an object that a lawyer shows in court as evidence in a legal case.
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