- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ɪɡˈzɪbɪt/, /ɛɡ-/
- (General American) IPA(key): /iɡˈzibət/
Audio (GA) (file)
- Rhymes: -ɪbɪt
- Hyphenation: ex‧hib‧it
- (transitive) To display or show (something) for others to see, especially at an exhibition or contest.
He wanted to exhibit his baseball cards.
- (transitive) To demonstrate.
The players exhibited great skill.
1918, W. B. Maxwell, chapter 13, in The Mirror and the Lamp:
- And Vickers launched forth into a tirade very different from his platform utterances. He spoke with extreme contempt of the dense stupidity exhibited on all occasions by the working classes. He said that if you wanted to do anything for them, you must rule them, not pamper them.
- (transitive, law) To submit (a physical object) to a court as evidence.
I now exhibit this bloody hammer.
- (intransitive) To put on a public display.
Will you be exhibiting this year?
- (medicine) To administer as a remedy.
to exhibit calomel
- (display or show (something) for others to see): display, show, show off
- (demonstrate): demonstrate, show
- (present for inspection):
display or show (something) for others to see
submit to a court
exhibit (plural exhibits)
- An instance of exhibiting.
- That which is exhibited.
- A public showing; an exhibition.
- The museum's new exhibit is drawing quite a crowd.
- (law) An article formally introduced as evidence in a court.
- Exhibit A is this photograph of the corpse.
instance of exhibiting
article as evidence in court
- exhibit in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
- exhibit in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
- past participle of exhibir