Synonyms for (noun) show

show

the act of publicly exhibiting or entertaining

a remarkable show of skill

LESS SPECIFIC: entertainment, amusement


show, appearance

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


show

a social event involving a public performance or entertainment

they wanted to see some of the shows on Broadway

LESS SPECIFIC: social event


display, show

something intended to communicate a particular impression

made a display of strength; a show of impatience; a good show of looking interested

LESS SPECIFIC: demo, demonstration

Synonyms for (verb) show

shew, show, prove, demonstrate, establish

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


show, record, register, read

indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments

The thermometer showed thirteen degrees below zero; The gauge read `empty'

LESS SPECIFIC: indicate


show

give evidence of, as of records

The diary shows his distress that evening

LESS SPECIFIC: show, record, register, read


show, point, indicate, designate

indicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively

I showed the customer the glove section; He pointed to the empty parking space; he indicated his opponents

LESS SPECIFIC: inform


show, evince, express

give expression to

She showed her disappointment

LESS SPECIFIC: convey


bear witness, prove, show, testify, evidence

provide evidence for

The blood test showed that he was the father; Her behavior testified to her incompetence

LESS SPECIFIC: inform


show

finish third or better in a horse or dog race

he bet $2 on number six to show

LESS SPECIFIC: race, run


render, picture, show, depict

show in, or as in, a picture

This scene depicts country life; the face of the child is rendered with much tenderness in this painting

LESS SPECIFIC: represent, interpret


show, usher

take (someone) to their seats, as in theaters or auditoriums

The usher showed us to our seats

LESS SPECIFIC: direct, conduct, guide, lead, take


show, show up

be or become visible or noticeable

His good upbringing really shows; The dirty side will show

LESS SPECIFIC: appear


show, demo, demonstrate, present, exhibit

give an exhibition of to an interested audience

She shows her dogs frequently; We will demo the new software in Washington

LESS SPECIFIC: show