exhibit Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “exhibit” in the English Dictionary

"exhibit" in British English

See all translations

exhibitverb [I or T]

uk   us   /ɪɡˈzɪb.ɪt/
C1 to show something ​publicly: He ​frequently exhibits at the ​artgallery. In the ​summer the ​academy will exhibit several ​prints that are ​rarelyseen. He exhibited ​greatself-controlconsidering her ​rudeness.
More examples

exhibitnoun [C]

uk   us   /ɪɡˈzɪb.ɪt/
C1 an ​object that is ​shown to the ​public in a ​museum, etc.: The ​museum has a ​fascinatingcollection of exhibits ​ranging from Iron Age ​pottery to ​Inuitclothing.C1 US (UK exhibition) a ​collection of ​objects that is ​shown to the ​public in a ​museum, etc.: Let's go ​see the new ​dinosaur exhibit. specialized law a thing used as evidence (= ​proof that something is ​true) in a ​trial: Is exhibit C the ​weapon that you say was used?
(Definition of exhibit from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"exhibit" in American English

See all translations

exhibitverb

 us   /ɪɡˈzɪb·ət/

exhibit verb (SHOW AN OBJECT)

[I/T] to show something in ​public for ​competition, ​sale, or ​amusement: [T] The ​gallery is exhibiting his ​paintings and ​watercolors.

exhibit verb (SHOW A QUALITY)

[T] to show something, esp. a ​quality, by ​yourbehavior: He exhibited ​poorjudgment.

exhibitnoun [C]

 us   /ɪɡˈzɪb·ət/

exhibit noun [C] (OBJECT SHOWN)

an ​object or a ​collection of things ​shownpublicly for ​people to ​enjoy or ​learn about: The museum’s exhibits ​range from Iron ​Agepottery to ​Eskimoclothing. law An exhibit is an ​item used as evidence (= ​proof) in a ​trial.
(Definition of exhibit from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"exhibit" in Business English

See all translations

exhibitverb

uk   us   /ɪɡˈzɪbɪt/
[I or T] to show something ​publicly in a ​place such as museum or trade show: She has exhibited her art all over the ​world.exhibit at/in sth The £20,000 ​prize helped him to exhibit at the Paris Fashion Show.
[T] formal if someone or something exhibits a ​quality, they show that they have that ​quality: Did he exhibit any ​leadershiptalents?

exhibitnoun [C]

uk   us   /ɪɡˈzɪbɪt/
an ​object that is shown to the ​public in a ​place such as a museum or trade show: art exhibits
LAW an ​object, photograph, etc. that is shown in a ​court because it gives ​information about a ​crime
(Definition of exhibit from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of exhibit?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“exhibit” in Business English

Word of the Day

chestnut

a large tree with leaves divided into five parts and large round nuts that can be eaten

Word of the Day

In London but at the station: prepositions for talking about travel
In London but at the station: prepositions for talking about travel
by Liz Walter,
September 02, 2015
Several readers have asked for information on prepositions, so I will start with a blog post that looks at an area where they are really important: travel. The first thing to remember is that we use to (and not ‘in’) after the verb go: We are going to London. I went to

Read More 

parklet noun
parklet noun
August 31, 2015
a public outdoor space that may be associated with a local business but where anyone can sit Pop-up cafes in NY are what’s actually called parklets in many other places around the country.

Read More