display

display
dis•play
[[t]dɪˈspleɪ[/t]] v. t.
1) to show or exhibit; make visible
2) to reveal; betray:
to display fear[/ex]
3) to unfold; open out; spread out:
to display a sail[/ex]
4) to show ostentatiously; flaunt
5) cmp to show (computer data) on a CRT or other screen
6) anb (of animals) to engage in a pattern of behavior designed to attract and arouse a mate
7) an act or instance of displaying; exhibition
8)
a) pri the giving of prominence to particular words, sentences, etc., by the choice of types and position, as in an advertisement, headline, or news story
b) pri printed matter thus displayed
9) an arrangement, as of merchandise, designed to please the eye or attract buyers
10) cmp
a) the visual representation of the output of an electronic device
b) cmp the portion of the device, as a screen, that shows this representation
11) anb a stereotyped pattern of animal behavior designed to attract and arouse a mate
Etymology: 1250–1300; ME desplayen < AF, OF despleier < LL displicāre to unfold. See dis- I, ply II dis•play′er, n. syn: display, exhibit, manifest mean to show or bring to the attention of another or others. To display is literally to spread something out so that it may be most completely and favorably seen: to display goods for sale. To exhibit is to display something to the public for inspection or appraisal: to exhibit African violets at a flower show. They may both refer to showing or revealing one's qualities or feelings: to display wit; to exhibit surprise. manifest means to show feelings or qualities plainly or clearly: He manifested his anger with a scowl.

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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