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4 definitions found
 for showing
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Show \Show\, v. t. [imp. Showed; p. p. Shownor Showed; p.
     pr. & vb. n. Showing. It is sometimes written shew,
     shewed, shewn, shewing.] [OE. schowen, shewen, schewen,
     shawen, AS. sce['a]wian, to look, see, view; akin to OS.
     scaw?n, OFries. skawia, D. schouwen, OHG. scouw?n, G.
     schauen, Dan. skue, Sw. sk?da, Icel. sko?a, Goth. usskawjan
     to waken, skuggwa a mirror, Icel. skuggy shade, shadow, L.
     cavere to be on one's guard, Gr. ??? to mark, perceive, hear,
     Skr. kavi wise. Cf. Caution, Scavenger, Sheen.]
     1. To exhibit or present to view; to place in sight; to
        display; -- the thing exhibited being the object, and
        often with an indirect object denoting the person or thing
        seeing or beholding; as, to show a house; show your
        colors; shopkeepers show customers goods (show goods to
        customers).
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              Go thy way, shew thyself to the priest. --Matt.
                                                    viii. 4.
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              Nor want we skill or art from whence to raise
              Magnificence; and what can heaven show more?
                                                    --Milton.
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     2. To exhibit to the mental view; to tell; to disclose; to
        reveal; to make known; as, to show one's designs.
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              Shew them the way wherein they must walk. --Ex.
                                                    xviii. 20.
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              If it please my father to do thee evil, then I will
              shew it thee, and send thee away.     --1 Sam. xx.
                                                    13.
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     3. Specifically, to make known the way to (a person); hence,
        to direct; to guide; to asher; to conduct; as, to show a
        person into a parlor; to show one to the door.
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     4. To make apparent or clear, as by evidence, testimony, or
        reasoning; to prove; to explain; also, to manifest; to
        evince; as, to show the truth of a statement; to show the
        causes of an event.
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              I 'll show my duty by my timely care. --Dryden.
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     5. To bestow; to confer; to afford; as, to show favor.
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              Shewing mercy unto thousands of them that love me.
                                                    --Ex. xx. 6.
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     To show forth, to manifest; to publish; to proclaim.
  
     To show his paces, to exhibit the gait, speed, or the like;
        -- said especially of a horse.
  
     To show off, to exhibit ostentatiously.
  
     To show up, to expose. [Colloq.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Showing \Show"ing\, n.
     1. Appearance; display; exhibition.
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     2. Presentation of facts; statement. --J. S. Mill.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  showing
      n 1: the display of a motion picture [syn: screening,
           showing, viewing]
      2: something shown to the public; "the museum had many exhibits
         of oriental art" [syn: display, exhibit, showing]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  150 Moby Thesaurus words for "showing":
     Christophanic, Satanophanic, angelophanic, apocalyptic, apparent,
     apparition, appearance, appearing, arising, avatar, bared,
     beholdable, betraying, characterization, coming, coming into being,
     coming-forth, demonstrating, demonstration, demonstrative,
     denomination, denotation, denudated, denuded, designation,
     detectable, differentiation, discernible, disclosed, disclosing,
     disclosive, disclosure, display, displaying, divested, emergence,
     enactment, epiphanic, epiphany, evident, evidential, evincive,
     exhibit, exhibition, exhibitive, exposed, exposed to view,
     exposing, exposition, expositional, expository, exposure,
     expression, expressive, eye-opening, face, fingering, forthcoming,
     guise, hanging out, hint, identification, in evidence,
     in full view, in plain sight, in view, incarnating, incarnation,
     incarnational, indication, indicative, indicativeness, indicatory,
     insight, issuance, laid bare, manifest, manifestation,
     manifestative, materialization, materializing, meaning, naked,
     naming, noticeable, observable, occurrence, open, open to view,
     opening, ostentation, out, outcropping, perceivable, perceptible,
     performance, picking out, pneumatophanic, pointing, pointing out,
     pointing to, presentation, presentational, presentment, production,
     projection, promulgatory, realization, recognizable, record,
     representation, retrospective, revealed, revealing, revelation,
     revelational, revelatory, rise, rising, seeable, seeming,
     selection, semblance, show, showing forth, signification,
     simulacrum, specification, stripped, suggestion, symptomaticness,
     talkative, theophanic, theophany, to be seen, unclouded,
     unconcealed, uncovered, undisguised, unfolding, unfoldment,
     unhidden, unveiled, unveiling, varnishing day, vernissage,
     viewable, visible, visual, witnessable
  
  

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