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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.]