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[ig-zib-it] /ɪgˈzɪb ɪt/

verb (used with object)
to offer or expose to view; present for inspection:
to exhibit the latest models of cars.
to manifest or display:
to exhibit anger; to exhibit interest.
to place on show:
to exhibit paintings.
to make manifest; explain.
Law. to submit (a document, object, etc.) in evidence in a court of law.
Medicine/Medical Obsolete. to administer (something) as a remedy.
verb (used without object)
to make or give an ; present something to public view.
an act or instance of exhibiting; .
something that is exhibited.
an object or a collection of objects shown in an , fair, etc.
Law. a document or object exhibited in court and referred to and identified in written evidence.
verb (mainly transitive)
(also intransitive) to display (something) to the public for interest or instruction: this artist exhibits all over the world
to manifest; display; show: the child exhibited signs of distress
(law) to produce (a document or object) in court to serve as evidence
an object or collection exhibited to the public
(law) a document or object produced in court and referred to or identified by a witness in giving evidence

mid-15c., from Latin exhibitus, past participle of exhibere “to hold out, display, show, present, deliver” (see exhibition). Related: Exhibited; exhibiting.

1620s, “document or object produced as evidence in court,” from Latin exhibitum, neuter past participle of exhibere (see exhibition). Meaning “object displayed in a fair, museum, etc.” is from 1862. Transferred use of exhibit A “important piece of evidence” is by 1906.


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