Definitions for demonstrate

Definitions for (verb) demonstrate

Main entry: shew, show, prove, demonstrate, establish

Definition: establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment

Usage: The experiment demonstrated the instability of the compound; The mathematician showed the validity of the conjecture

Main entry: demonstrate, manifest, attest, certify, evidence

Definition: provide evidence for; stand as proof of; show by one's behavior, attitude, or external attributes

Usage: 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

Main entry: show, demo, demonstrate, present, exhibit

Definition: give an exhibition of to an interested audience

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

Main entry: march, demonstrate

Definition: march in protest; take part in a demonstration

Usage: Thousands demonstrated against globalization during the meeting of the most powerful economic nations in Seattle

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