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Definition 1: something shown to the public - [noun denoting act]

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

  • the museum had many exhibits of oriental art

Synonyms for display in the sense of this definition

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

"a remarkable show of skill"

(... is a kind of display ) a visible display

"she made a parade of her sorrows"

(... is a kind of display ) a display of colored lights moving in shifting patterns

Definition 2: a visual representation of something - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for display in the sense of this definition

(display is a kind of ...) a creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something

(... is a kind of display ) an elaborate display mounted on a platform carried by a truck (or pulled by a truck) in a procession or parade

(... is a kind of display ) display consisting of a printed card with letters and numbers in lines of decreasing size; used to test visual acuity

(... is a kind of display ) an elaborate and remarkable display on a lavish scale

Definition 3: an electronic device that represents information in visual form - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for display in the sense of this definition

(display is a kind of ...) a device that accomplishes its purpose electronically

(... is a kind of display ) a small display that will show you the telephone number of the party calling you

(... is a kind of display ) (British) British term for video display

(... is a kind of display ) the display that is electronically created on the surface of the large end of a cathode-ray tube

(... is a kind of display ) display produced by a device that takes signals and displays them on a television screen or a computer monitor

(... is a kind of display ) a type of video display that is thin and flat; commonly used in laptop computers

(... is a kind of display ) a vertical surface on which information can be displayed to public view

(... is a kind of display ) a display that gives the information in the form of characters (numbers or letters)

(... is a kind of display ) (computer science) a rectangular part of a computer screen that contains a display different from the rest of the screen

(display is a part of ...) the rectangular formation of parallel scanning lines that guide the electron beam on a television screen or a computer monitor

Definition 4: exhibiting openly in public view - [noun denoting communication]

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

  • a display of courage

(display is a kind of ...) something that is communicated by or to or between people or groups

(... is a kind of display ) (psychiatry) the display of previously inhibited emotions (often in actions rather than words); considered to be healthy and therapeutic

(... is a kind of display ) an impressive display

"it was a bewildering array of books" "his tools were in an orderly array on the basement wall"

(... is a kind of display ) the display of a motion picture

(... is a kind of display ) anything that is seen

"he was a familiar sight on the television" "they went to Paris to see the sights"

(... is a kind of display ) a gaudy outward display

(... is a kind of display ) the act of displaying something ostentatiously

"his behavior was an outrageous flaunt"

(... is a kind of display ) the act of making something publicly available; presenting news or other information by broadcasting or printing it

"he prepared his presentation carefully in advance"

Definition 5: something intended to communicate a particular impression - [noun denoting communication]

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

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

Synonyms for display in the sense of this definition

(display is a kind of ...) a visual presentation showing how something works

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

(... is a kind of display ) a display of force or power

"speak softly but carry a big stick"

(... is a kind of display ) cheap or pretentious or vain display

Definition 6: behavior that makes your feelings public - [noun denoting communication]

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

  • a display of emotion

(display is a kind of ...) the speech act of making something evident

(... is a kind of display ) a deliberate display of emotion for effect

(... is a kind of display ) a display that is exaggerated or unduly complicated

"she tends to make a big production out of nothing"

(... is a kind of display ) a display of extreme remorse or repentance or grief

Definition 7: to show, make visible or apparent - [verb of perception]

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

  • 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

Synonyms for display in the sense of this definition

(display is a kind of ...) make visible or noticeable

"She showed her talent for cooking" "Show me your etchings, please"

(... is a kind of display ) assume a posture as for artistic purposes

"We don't know the woman who posed for Leonardo so often"

(... is a kind of display ) display (clothes) as a mannequin

"model the latest fashion"

(... is a kind of display ) exhibit aggressively

"brandish a sword"

(... is a kind of display ) display proudly; act ostentatiously or pretentiously

"he showed off his new sports car"

(... is a kind of display ) expose one's buttocks to

"moon the audience"

(... is a kind of display ) exhibit on a bench

"bench the poodles at the dog show"

(... is a kind of display ) hold up something as an example; hold up one's achievements for admiration

(... is a kind of display ) bring out for display

"The proud father produced many pictures of his baby" "The accused brought forth a letter in court that he claims exonerates him"

(... is a kind of display ) display the contents of a file or start an application as on a computer

(... is a kind of display ) expose to ridicule or public scorn

(display is a kind of ...) make amorous advances towards

"John is courting Mary"

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