Demonstrate

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Definition

to demonstrate (a theory): to show, to explain, to illustrate (a theory)
verb

to demonstrate (against the war): to make a public expression of dissatisfaction (against the war) usually by marching in the street
verb
an (anti-war) demonstration a march (against the war)

to demonstrate (a quality): to show, to express, to display (a quality)
He demonstrated great courage during the Vietnam War.

Examples

  • "Though you still show much difficulty respecting our ‘no touching' rule, you have demonstrated great progress in the following areas"
  • "Mr. Cheeter demonstrates an effectiveness I have only seen in the movies!"
  • "Now I'm going to conduct a simple experiment to demonstrate the properties of these different materials."
  • "To become a manager, you generally demonstrate experience, aptitude and good leadership skills."
  • "We all know that our sales are good, but I want to show you something that demonstrates just how good they are."
  • "Let me demonstrate: Bonjour."
  • "Most recently, while working in a special division of the British government, I demonstrated an exceptional facility for efficiency, organisation, discretion and meeting deadlines."

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