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[n] something shown to the public; "the museum had many exhibits of oriental art"
[n] an object or statement produced before a court of law and referred to while giving evidence
[v] walk ostentatiously; "She parades her new husband around town"
[v] to show, make visible or apparent; "The Metropolitan Museum is exhibiting Goya's works this month"; "Why don't you show your nice legs and wear shorter skirts?"; "National leaders will have to display the highest skills of statesmanship.."
[v] show or demonstrate something to an interested audience; "She shows her dogs frequently"; "We will demo the new software in Washington"
[v] show an attribute, property, knowledge, or skill; "he exhibits a great talent"

Misc. Definitions

\Ex*hib"it\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Exhibited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Exhibiting}.] [L. exhibitus, p. p. of exhibere to hold forth, to tender, exhibit; ex out + habere to have or hold. See {Habit}.]
1. To hold forth or present to view; to produce publicly, for inspection; to show, especially in order to attract notice to what is interesting; to display; as, to exhibit commodities in a warehouse, a picture in a gallery. Exhibiting a miserable example of the weakness of mind and body. --Pope.
2. (Law) To submit, as a document, to a court or officer, in course of proceedings; also, to present or offer officially or in legal form; to bring, as a charge. He suffered his attorney-general to exhibit a charge of high treason against the earl. --Clarendon.
3. (Med.) To administer as a remedy; as, to exhibit calomel. {To exhibit a foundation or prize}, to hold it forth or to tender it as a bounty to candidates. {To exibit an essay}, to declaim or otherwise present it in public. [Obs.]
\Ex*hib"it\, n.
1. Any article, or collection of articles, displayed to view, as in an industrial exhibition; a display; as, this exhibit was marked A; the English exhibit.
2. (Law) A document produced and identified in court for future use as evidence.

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