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shown

verb
variants: or showed
past participle of show

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1 to present so as to invite notice or attention
  • fishing for compliments, the neighbors showed their new SUV to everyone on the block

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2 to make known (something abstract) through outward signs
  • the actor's expressive face shows his every thought and emotion clearly

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3 to gain full recognition or acceptance of
  • that shows we're right

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4 to give advice and instruction to (someone) regarding the course or process to be followed
  • showed me how to play the guitar

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5 to point out the way for (someone) especially from a position in front
  • showed them the way to get home

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6 to come into view
  • another car showed just as we were thinking we'd have the whole place to ourselves

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“Shown.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/shown. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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