Ex·hib·it v. t. [imp. & p. p. Exhibited; p. pr. & vb. n. Exhibiting.]
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.]
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.
n 1: an object or statement produced before a court of law and
referred to while giving evidence
2: something shown to the public; "the museum had many exhibits
of oriental art" [syn: display, showing]
v 1: show an attribute, property, knowledge, or skill; "he
exhibits a great talent"
2: 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" [syn: expose, display]
3: show or demonstrate something to an interested audience;
"She shows her dogs frequently"; "We will demo the new
software in Washington" [syn: show, demo, present, demonstrate]
4: walk ostentatiously; "She parades her new husband around
town" [syn: parade, march]