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


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·play v. t. [imp. & p. p. Displayed p. pr. & vb. n. Displaying.]
 1. To unfold; to spread wide; to expand; to stretch out; to spread.
    The northern wind his wings did broad display.   --Spenser.
 2. Mil. To extend the front of (a column), bringing it into line.
 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.   --Burke.
 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.   --Prescott.
 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.   --Chapman.
 Syn: -- To exhibit; show; manifest; spread out; parade; expand; flaunt.