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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 dem·on·strate /ˈdɛmənˌstret/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 dem·on·strate /ˈdɛmənˌstret/ 動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dem·on·strate v. t.
 1. To point out; to show; to exhibit; to make evident.
 2. To show, or make evident, by reasoning or proof; to prove by deduction; to establish so as to exclude the possibility of doubt or denial.
    We can not demonstrate these things so as to show that the contrary often involves a contradiction.   --Tillotson.
 3. Anat. To exhibit and explain (a dissection or other anatomical preparation).

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: show or demonstrate something to an interested audience;
           "She shows her dogs frequently"; "We will demo the new
           software in Washington" [syn: show, demo, exhibit,
      2: establish the validity of something, as by an example,
         explanation or experiment; "The experiment demonstrated
         the instability of the compound"; "The mathematician
         showed the validity of the conjecture" [syn: prove, establish,
          show, shew] [ant: disprove]
      3: provide evidence for; stand as proof of; show by one's
         behavior, attitude, or external attributes; "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" [syn: attest,
          certify, manifest, evidence]
      4: march in protest; take part in a demonstration; "Thousands
         demonstrated against globalization during the meeting of
         the most powerful economic nations in Seattle" [syn: march]