Display is defined as to show or make visible.(verb)
Setting up a Christmas tree in the middle of town is an example of a way to display.
The definition of a display is an exhibition or a show of something.(noun)
Paintings and craft items at an art show are an example of an art display.
See display in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME displeien < OFr despleier < L displicare, to scatter, unfold < dis-, apart + plicare, to fold: see ply
See display in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb dis·played, dis·play·ing, dis·plays verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English displayen
Origin: , from Anglo-Norman despleier
Origin: , from Medieval Latin displicāre, to unfold
Origin: , from Latin, to scatter
Origin: : dis-, apart; see dis-
Origin: + plicāre, to fold; see plek- in Indo-European roots.
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