an exhibiting, showing, or presenting to view.
a public display, as of the work of artists or artisans, the products of farms or factories, the skills of performers, or objects of general interest.
an exposition or large fair of extended duration, as a world’s fair.
British. an allowance given to a student in a college, university, or school, usually upon the result of a competitive examination.
Medicine/Medical Obsolete. administration, as of a remedy.
a public display of art, products, skills, activities, etc: a judo exhibition
the act of exhibiting or the state of being exhibited
make an exhibition of oneself, to behave so foolishly in public that one excites notice or ridicule
(Brit) an allowance or scholarship awarded to a student at a university or school
see: make an exhibition of oneself
noun 1. a state of exile imposed by oneself. 2. a person who lives voluntarily as an exile.
[self-ig-zis-tuh nt, self-] /ˈsɛlf ɪgˈzɪs tənt, ˌsɛlf-/ adjective 1. existing independently of any cause, as God. 2. having an independent existence. self-existent adjective 1. (philosophy) existing independently of any other being or cause
verb (used with object) 1. to increase in extent, size, volume, scope, etc.: Heat expands most metals. He hopes to expand his company. 2. to spread or stretch out; unfold: A bird expands its wings. 3. to express in fuller form or greater detail; develop: to expand a short story into a novel. 4. Mathematics. […]
[self-ik-splan-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, self-] /ˈsɛlf ɪkˈsplæn əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i, ˌsɛlf-/ adjective 1. explaining itself; needing no explanation; obvious. self-explanatory adjective 1. understandable without explanation; self-evident