display

[dis┬Ěplay]

When you display something, you show everyone. If you run up to someone in the street, throw your arms around her, and plant a big kiss on her face, you're displaying your affection for all the world to see.

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To unfold; to spread wide; to expand; to stretch out; to spread.

Noun
something shown to the public; "the museum had many exhibits of oriental art"

Noun
a visual representation of something

Noun
an electronic device that represents information in visual form

Noun
something intended to communicate a particular impression; "made a display of strength"; "a show of impatience"; "a good show of looking interested"

Noun
exhibiting openly in public view; "a display of courage"

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Noun
behavior that makes your feelings public; "a display of emotion"

Verb
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"

Verb
make clear and visible; "The article revealed the policies of the government"

Verb
attract attention by displaying some body part or posing; of animals


v. t.
To unfold; to spread wide; to expand; to stretch out; to spread.

v. t.
To extend the front of (a column), bringing it into line.

v. t.
To spread before the view; to show; to exhibit to the sight, or to the mind; to make manifest.

v. t.
To make an exhibition of; to set in view conspicuously or ostentatiously; to exhibit for the sake of publicity; to parade.

v. t.
To make conspicuous by large or prominent type.

v. t.
To discover; to descry.

v. i.
To make a display; to act as one making a show or demonstration.

n.
An opening or unfolding; exhibition; manifestation.

n.
Ostentatious show; exhibition for effect; parade.


Display

Dis*play" , v. t. [imp. & p. p. Displayed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Displaying.] [OE. displaien, desplaien, OF. despleier, desploier, F. d'82ployer; pref. des- (L. dis-) + pleier, ploier, plier, F. ployer, plier, to fold, bend, L. plicare. See Ply, and cf. Deploy, Splay.] 1. To unfold; to spread wide; to expand; to stretch out; to spread.
The northern wind his wings did broad display.
2. (Mil.) To extend the front of (a column), bringing it into line. Farrow. 3. To spread before the view; to show; to exhibit to the sight, or to the mind; to make manifest.
His statement . . . displays very clearly the actual condition of the army.
4. To make an exhibition of; to set in view conspicuously or ostentatiously; to exhibit for the sake of publicity; to parade.
Proudly displaying the insignia of their order.
5. (Print.) To make conspicuous by large or prominent type. 6. To discover; to descry. [Obs.]
And from his seat took pleasure to display The city so adorned with towers.
Syn. -- To exhibit; show; manifest; spread out; parade; expand; flaunt.

Display

Dis*play", v. i. To make a display; to act as one making a show or demonstration. Shak.

Display

Dis*play", n. 1. An opening or unfolding; exhibition; manifestation.
Having witnessed displays of his power and grace.
2. Ostentatious show; exhibition for effect; parade.
He died, as erring man should die, Without display, without parade.

To unfold; to spread wide; to expand; to stretch out; to spread.

To make a display; to act as one making a show or demonstration.

An opening or unfolding; exhibition; manifestation.

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Usage Examples

The poor monkey, quietly seated on the ground, seemed to be in sore trouble at this display of anger.

I think whether you're having setbacks or not, the role of a leader is to always display a winning attitude.

Rarely in modern times has there been such a revolution in commercial sentiment as occurred in 2008, or such a display in government and business of panic and helplessness.

I'm looking to evolve the concept of the new renaissance artist, taking the world by storm through the art of public display and demonstration, with technical savvy, using cell phones and computers.

The sea - this truth must be confessed - has no generosity. No display of manly qualities - courage, hardihood, endurance, faithfulness - has ever been known to touch its irresponsible consciousness of power.

Research has shown time and time again that infants who receive the high-quality child care and early education programs do better in school, have more developed social skills, and display fewer behavior problems.

Let them be reassured, it has never been one of our intentions to ban religion in society, but solely to protect the national education system from any conspicuous display of religious affiliation.

One of the surest evidences of friendship that one individual can display to another is telling him gently of a fault. If any other can excel it, it is listening to such a disclosure with gratitude, and amending the error.

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Other Usage Examples

God preordained, for his own glory and the display of His attributes of mercy and justice, a part of the human race, without any merit of their own, to eternal salvation, and another part, in just punishment of their sin, to eternal damnation.

The display of grief makes more demands than grief itself. How few men are sad in their own company.

The irony of the Supreme Court hearing on these cases last week and of the outright hostility that the Court has displayed against religion in recent years is that above the head of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court is a concrete display of the Ten Commandments.

Often people display a curious respect for a man drunk, rather like the respect of simple races for the insane... There is something awe-inspiring in one who has lost all inhibitions.

Manners are like the shadows of virtues, they are the momentary display of those qualities which our fellow creatures love and respect.

I realized that, while I would never be my mother nor have her life, the lesson she had left me was that it was possible to love and care for a man and still have at your core a strength so great that you never even needed to put it on display.

The minimum we should hope for with any display technology is that it should do no harm.

Adolescence is when girls experience social pressure to put aside their authentic selves and to display only a small portion of their gifts.

Generally a chef's book is like a calling card or a portfolio to display their personal work.

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