- v establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment
- He also constructed a barometer and wrote an almanac which "will shew .
- Sure as Mass on Sunday, Old Stone Face will be back next season with yet another "really big shew" and everyone will be asking the old question.
- For as often as ye eat this bread, and drink this cup, ye do shew the Lord's death till he come.
- St Timothy in Vanguard
No wonder, II Timothy says: "Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth."
- Francis Bacon in Telegraph.co.uk
Truth,Bacon wrote, "is a Naked, and Open day light, that doth not shew the Masques, and Mummeries, and Triumphs of the world, halfe so Stately, and daintily, as candlelights."