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English

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Etymology

Old English scēawian, from West Germanic *skauwojanan. Cognate with Dutch schouwen and German schauen.

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to show

Third person singular
shows

Simple past
showed or dialectic shew

Past participle
shown

Present participle
showing

to show (third-person singular simple present shows, present participle showing, simple past showed or dialectic shew, past participle shown)
  1. (transitive) To display, to have somebody see something.
  2. (transitive) To indicate (a fact) to be true; to demonstrate.

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Noun

Singular
show

Plural
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show ({{{1}}})
  1. (countable) A play, dance, or other entertainment.
  2. (countable) An exhibition of items.
    art show
    dog show
  3. (countable) A demonstration.
    show of force
  4. (countable) A broadcast program/programme.
    radio show
    television show
  5. (countable) A movie.
    Let's catch a show.
  6. (uncountable) mere display with no substance
    The dog sounds ferocious but it's all show.

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Spanish

Etymology

From English.

Noun

show m. (plural shows)

Singular
show m.

Plural
shows m.

  1. show

Swedish

Etymology

From English.

Noun

Inflection for show Singular Plural
common Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative
Genitive

show c.

  1. show; a play, dance, or other entertainment.

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