make visible or noticeable; "She showed her talent for cooking"; "Show me your etchings, please"
be or become visible or noticeable; "His good upbringing really shows"; "The dirty side will show"
give an exhibition of to an interested audience; "She shows her dogs frequently"; "We will demo the new software in Washington"
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"
the act of publicly exhibiting or entertaining; "a remarkable show of skill"
indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments; "The thermometer showed thirteen degrees below zero"; "The gauge read `empty'"
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"