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Definition 1: a show or display; the act of presenting something to sight or view - [noun denoting act]

Samples where demonstration or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the presentation of new data
  • he gave the customer a demonstration

Synonyms for demonstration in the sense of this definition

(demonstration is a kind of ...) the act of publicly exhibiting or entertaining

"a remarkable show of skill"

(... is a kind of demonstration ) the act of exhibiting

"a remarkable exhibition of musicianship"

(... is a kind of demonstration ) presentation to view in an open or public manner

"the exposure of his anger was shocking"

(... is a kind of demonstration ) the act of presenting a play or a piece of music or other entertainment

"we congratulated him on his performance at the rehearsal" "an inspired performance of Mozart's C minor concerto"

(... is a kind of demonstration ) presentation of an example of what the lecturer is discoursing about

(... is a kind of demonstration ) a demonstration held in opposition to another demonstration

"supporters of the president organized a counterdemonstration in his support"

Definition 2: a public display of group feelings (usually of a political nature) - [noun denoting act]

Samples where demonstration or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • there were violent demonstrations against the war

Synonyms for demonstration in the sense of this definition

(demonstration is a kind of ...) the act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent

(... is a kind of demonstration ) occasion when workers continue to work as a protest against e.g. proposed dismissal or closure of the factory

(... is a kind of demonstration ) occasion when you can express opposition by marching (usually on some government institution) without a license

(... is an instance of demonstration) demonstration (1773) by citizens of Boston who (disguised as Indians) raided three British ships in Boston harbor and dumped hundreds of chests of tea into the harbor; organized as a protest against taxes on tea

(demonstration belongs to category ...) the study of government of states and other political units

Definition 3: a show of military force or preparedness - [noun denoting act]

Samples where demonstration or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he confused the enemy with feints and demonstrations

(demonstration is a kind of ...) the act of publicly exhibiting or entertaining

"a remarkable show of skill"

(demonstration belongs to category ...) the military forces of a nation

"their military is the largest in the region" "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"

Definition 4: a visual presentation showing how something works - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where demonstration or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the lecture was accompanied by dramatic demonstrations
  • the lecturer shot off a pistol as a demonstration of the startle response

Synonyms for demonstration in the sense of this definition

(demonstration is a kind of ...) communication that relies on vision

(... is a kind of demonstration ) something intended to communicate a particular impression

"made a display of strength" "a show of impatience" "a good show of looking interested"

(... is a kind of demonstration ) expression without words

"tears are an expression of grief" "the pulse is a reflection of the heart's condition"

(... is a kind of demonstration ) showing by example

Definition 5: proof by a process of argument or a series of proposition proving an asserted conclusion - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for demonstration in the sense of this definition

(demonstration is a kind of ...) a formal series of statements showing that if one thing is true something else necessarily follows from it

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