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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Show  \Show\,  v.  t.  [imp.  {Showed};  p.  p.  {Shown}or  {Showed};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Showing}.  It  is  sometimes  written  {shew}, 
  {shewed},  {shewn},  {shewing}.]  [OE.  schowen  shewen,  schewen 
  shawen,  AS  sce['a]wian,  to  look  see  view;  akin  to  OS 
  scaw?n,  OFries  skawia  D.  schouwen  OHG.  scouw?n,  G. 
  schauen  Dan.  skue,  Sw  sk?da,  Icel.  sko?a,  Goth.  usskawjan 
  to  waken,  skuggwa  a  mirror,  Icel.  skuggy  shade,  shadow,  L. 
  cavere  to  be  on  one's  guard,  Gr  ???  to  mark,  perceive,  hear, 
  Skr.  kavi  wise.  Cf  {Caution},  {Scavenger},  {Sheen}.] 
  1.  To  exhibit  or  present  to  view;  to  place  in  sight;  to 
  display;  --  the  thing  exhibited  being  the  object,  and 
  often  with  an  indirect  object  denoting  the  person  or  thing 
  seeing  or  beholding;  as  to  show  a  house;  show  your 
  colors;  shopkeepers  show  customers  goods  (show  goods  to 
  Go  thy  way  shew  thyself  to  the  priest.  --Matt. 
  viii.  4. 
  Nor  want  we  skill  or  art  from  whence  to  raise 
  Magnificence;  and  what  can  heaven  show  more? 
  2.  To  exhibit  to  the  mental  view;  to  tell  to  disclose;  to 
  reveal;  to  make  known  as  to  show  one's  designs. 
  Shew  them  the  way  wherein  they  must  walk.  --Ex. 
  xviii.  20. 
  If  it  please  my  father  to  do  thee  evil,  then  I  will 
  shew  it  thee,  and  send  thee  away  --1  Sam.  xx 
  3.  Specifically,  to  make  known  the  way  to  (a  person);  hence 
  to  direct;  to  guide;  to  asher;  to  conduct;  as  to  show  a 
  person  into  a  parlor;  to  show  one  to  the  door. 
  4.  To  make  apparent  or  clear,  as  by  evidence,  testimony,  or 
  reasoning;  to  prove;  to  explain;  also  to  manifest;  to 
  evince;  as  to  show  the  truth  of  a  statement;  to  show  the 
  causes  of  an  event. 
  I  'll  show  my  duty  by  my  timely  care  --Dryden. 
  5.  To  bestow;  to  confer;  to  afford;  as  to  show  favor. 
  Shewing  mercy  unto  thousands  of  them  that  love  me 
  --Ex.  xx  6. 
  {To  show  forth},  to  manifest;  to  publish;  to  proclaim. 
  {To  show  his  paces},  to  exhibit  the  gait,  speed,  or  the  like 
  --  said  especially  of  a  horse. 
  {To  show  off},  to  exhibit  ostentatiously. 
  {To  show  up},  to  expose.  [Colloq.] 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Shown  \Shown\, 
  p.  p.  of  {Show}. 

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