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noun


(1)   Something shown to the public
"The museum had many exhibits of oriental art"
(2)   A visual representation of something
(3)   An electronic device that represents information in visual form
(4)   Something intended to communicate a particular impression
"Made a display of strength"
"A show of impatience"
"A good show of looking interested"
(5)   Exhibiting openly in public view
"A display of courage"
(6)   Behavior that makes your feelings public
"A display of emotion"

verb


(7)   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"
(8)   Make clear and visible
"The article revealed the policies of the government"
(9)   Attract attention by displaying some body part or posing; of animals
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Etymology


From < , < < + .

Noun



  1. A show or spectacle.
  2. : An electronic screen that shows graphics or text.