I. verb Etymology: Middle English, from Latin exhibitus, past participle of exhibēre, from ex- + habēre to have, hold — more at give Date: 15th century transitive verb 1. to submit (as a document) to a court or officer in course of proceedings; also to present or offer officially or in legal form 2. to present to view: as a. to show or display outwardly especially by visible signs or actions <
exhibited no fear
b. to have as a readily discernible quality or feature <
in all cultures we know, men exhibit an aesthetic sense — H. J. Muller
c. to show publicly especially for purposes of competition or demonstration <
exhibit a collection of artifacts
intransitive verb to display something for public inspection Synonyms: see showexhibitive adjectiveexhibitor nounexhibitory adjective II. noun Date: 1626 1. a document or material object produced and identified in court or before an examiner for use as evidence 2. something exhibited 3. an act or instance of exhibiting ; exhibition

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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