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demonstrate



verb
1. give an exhibition of to an interested audience (Freq. 24)
- She shows her dogs frequently
- We will demo the new software in Washington
Syn:
show, demo, exhibit, present
Derivationally related forms:
demonstration, demonstrator, presentment (for: present), presentation (for: present), exhibitor (for: exhibit), demo (for: demo), show (for: show), showing (for: show)
Hypernyms:
show
Hyponyms:
bring home
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something
- Somebody ----s somebody something
- Somebody ----s something to somebody
- Somebody ----s somebody with something
2. establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment (Freq. 22)
- The experiment demonstrated the instability of the compound
- The mathematician showed the validity of the conjecture
Syn:
prove, establish, show, shew
Ant:
disprove (for: prove)
Derivationally related forms:
establishment (for: establish), demonstrative
Hypernyms:
confirm, corroborate, sustain, substantiate, support, affirm
Hyponyms:
prove oneself, prove, negate, contradict, stultify
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something
- Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
3. provide evidence for;
stand as proof of;
show by one's behavior, attitude, or external attributes (Freq. 2)
- His high fever attested to his illness
- The buildings in Rome manifest a high level of architectural sophistication
- This decision demonstrates his sense of fairness
Syn:
attest, certify, manifest, evidence
Derivationally related forms:
evidence (for: evidence), demonstrative, manifestation (for: manifest), certification (for: certify), attestation (for: attest)
Hypernyms:
testify, bear witness, prove, evidence, show
Hyponyms:
authenticate, reflect, notarize, notarise, condemn
Verb Group:
attest
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something
- They demonstrate that there was a traffic accident
4. march in protest;
take part in a demonstration (Freq. 1)
- Thousands demonstrated against globalization during the meeting of the most powerful economic nations in Seattle
Syn:
march
Derivationally related forms:
march (for: march), demonstration, demonstrator
Hypernyms:
protest, resist, dissent
Hyponyms:
picket
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s
- Somebody ----s PP

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