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demonstrate definition

Overview

This page has 8 definitions of demonstrate with English translations in 4 languages. Demonstrate is a verb, noun and participle. Examples of how to use demonstrate in a sentence are shown. Also define these 0 related words and terms: .

English demonstrate definition

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin dēmonstrō, dēmonstrātus (I show).

Pronunciation

Verb

demonstrate (third-person singular simple present demonstrates, present participle demonstrating, simple past and past participle demonstrated)

  1. (transitive) to show how to use (something).
    Can you demonstrate the new tools for us?
    • 1987, February 8, Richard Zachs, "Candy is dandy (though maybe not liquor) - so for this Valentine's Day, video may be a whole lot more fun", The New York Daily News
      In this tape, a velvet-voiced narrator provides a stroke-by-stroke guide to massaging your partner. As she speaks, comely nude couples demonstrate.
  2. to show the steps taken to create a logical argument or equation.
  3. (intransitive) to participate in or organize a demonstration.
    Those people outside are demonstrating against the election results.
  4. (transitive) to show, display, or present; to prove or make evident
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Esperanto demonstrate definition

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /demonsˈtrate/
  • Rhymes: -ate

Noun

demonstrate

  1. present adverbial passive participle of demonstri

Ido demonstrate definition

Pronunciation

Verb

demonstrate

  1. adverbial present passive participle of demonstrar

Latin demonstrate definition

Verb

dēmōnstrāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of dēmōnstrō

Participle

dēmōnstrāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of dēmōnstrātus