Synonyms for display

Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : dih-spley
Phonetic Transcription : dɪˈspleɪ

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Définition of display

Origin :
  • late 13c., "unfurl" (a banner, etc.), from Old French desploiir (Modern French déployer) "unfold, unfasten, spread out" (of knots, sealed letters, etc.), from Latin displicare "to scatter," from dis- "un-, apart" (see dis-) + plicare "to fold" (see ply (v.1)).
  • Properly of sails or flags (and unconnected to play); meaning "reveal, exhibit" is late 14c. Related: Displayed; displaying.
  • noun public showing; spectacle
  • verb show for public viewing, effect
Example sentences :
  • And what avails skill in music, if there is no chance to display it?
  • Extract from : « Philothea » by Lydia Maria Child
  • We must acquire proficiency in defense and display stamina in purpose.
  • Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
  • For the first time, Mary was moved to the display of a slight confusion.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • Could she have reckoned upon weaning me from him by a display of his awkwardness?
  • Extract from : « The Bacillus of Beauty » by Harriet Stark
  • Now was the time to display their known courage and patience.
  • Extract from : « Stories from Thucydides » by H. L. Havell
  • But, on his own part, he now saw no reason for a display of alacrity.
  • Extract from : « The Secret Agent » by Joseph Conrad
  • He also thought it good policy to display all the assurance he could muster.
  • Extract from : « The Secret Agent » by Joseph Conrad
  • The martyr's crown awaits them, for they display the martyr's spirit.
  • Extract from : « Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. I » by Francis Augustus Cox
  • I had entered the New World in the midst of a display of ice-fireworks.
  • Extract from : « My Double Life » by Sarah Bernhardt
  • What a display of viscera, muscles and blood suggestive of a butcher's shop!
  • Extract from : « The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete » by Emile Zola

Antonyms for display

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