demonstrate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin dēmonstrō, dēmonstrātus (I show).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdɛmənstɹeɪt/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

demonstrate (third-person singular simple present demonstrates, present participle demonstrating, simple past and past participle demonstrated)

  1. (transitive) To show how to use (something).
    Can you demonstrate the new tools for us?
  2. To show the steps taken to create a logical argument or equation.
  3. (intransitive) To participate in or organize a demonstration.
    Those people outside are demonstrating against the election results.
  4. (transitive) To show, display, or present.

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Translations[edit]

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

dēmōnstrāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of dēmōnstrō

Participle[edit]

dēmōnstrāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of dēmōnstrātus