To exhibit is defined as to display something publicly, or to show signs of a certain behavior or tendency.(verb)
The definition of an exhibit is a collection of art or objects on display for the public to see.(noun)
An example of exhibit is a collection of paintings hanging in an art gallery for a special art show.
See exhibit in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME exhibiten < L exhibitus, pp. of exhibere, to hold forth, present < ex-, out + habere, to hold: see habit
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verb ex·hib·it·ed, ex·hib·it·ing, ex·hib·its verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English exhibiten
Origin: , from Latin exhibēre, exhibit-
Origin: : ex-, ex-
Origin: + habēre, to hold; see ghabh- in Indo-European roots.
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