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English Dictionary: exhibit by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. an object or statement produced before a court of law and referred to while giving evidence
  2. something shown to the public; "the museum had many exhibits of oriental art"
    Synonym(s): display, exhibit, showing
  1. show an attribute, property, knowledge, or skill; "he exhibits a great talent"
  2. to show, make visible or apparent; "The Metropolitan Museum is exhibiting Goya's works this month"; "Why don't you show your nice legs and wear shorter skirts?"; "National leaders will have to display the highest skills of statesmanship"
    Synonym(s): expose, exhibit, display
  3. give an exhibition of to an interested audience; "She shows her dogs frequently"; "We will demo the new software in Washington"
    Synonym(s): show, demo, exhibit, present, demonstrate
  4. walk ostentatiously; "She parades her new husband around town"
    Synonym(s): parade, exhibit, march
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Exhibit \Ex*hib"it\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Exhibited}; p. pr. &
      vb. n. {Exhibiting}.] [L. exhibitus, p. p. of exhibere to
      hold forth, to tender, exhibit; ex out + habere to have or
      hold. See {Habit}.]
      1. To hold forth or present to view; to produce publicly, for
            inspection; to show, especially in order to attract notice
            to what is interesting; to display; as, to exhibit
            commodities in a warehouse, a picture in a gallery.
                     Exhibiting a miserable example of the weakness of
                     mind and body.                                    --Pope.
      2. (Law) To submit, as a document, to a court or officer, in
            course of proceedings; also, to present or offer
            officially or in legal form; to bring, as a charge.
                     He suffered his attorney-general to exhibit a charge
                     of high treason against the earl.      --Clarendon.
      3. (Med.) To administer as a remedy; as, to exhibit calomel.
      {To exhibit a foundation or prize}, to hold it forth or to
            tender it as a bounty to candidates.
      {To exibit an essay}, to declaim or otherwise present it in
            public. [Obs.]

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Exhibit \Ex*hib"it\, n.
      1. Any article, or collection of articles, displayed to view,
            as in an industrial exhibition; a display; as, this
            exhibit was marked A; the English exhibit.
      2. (Law) A document produced and identified in court for
            future use as evidence.
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