Definition: 'Show'

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  • Length: 4 characters
  • Syllables: 1

Results for word: show

Grammatical Information:
  • Ditransitive Verb
  • Countable Noun
  • Inchoative verbs describe a change of state or appearance
  • Names of people, places, organisations, etc begin with a Capital Letter and are called Proper Nouns
  • Nouns are words giving names to objects and things, which can be physical or concepts, etc
  • A verb describes an action or a state
  • A verb can include information about the duration, time of the action or state, the people involved and whether it is habitual, complete or not
  • Irregular Verb- Base Form
Lexical Information:
  • Nouns can be replaced by Pronouns
  • One of the 220 words in the Dolch high frequency list
  • In the top 2,000 words in the Brown Corpus
  • This is a core verb in the BLC (Business Letter Corpus)
  • Common word- this is one of the thousand words most frequently used in English.
  • This word is one of the common entries in Academic Word Lists
  • This is used in the Southern States of America
  • A list of about 3,000 words defined as easy for the Dale-Chall Readability Formula

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Similar Words (using 'show' as word stem):

Prefix + 'show'

aquashow, floorshow, foreshow, peepshow, postshow, preshow, reshow, roadshow, sideshow,

'show' + Suffix

showable, showbiz, showboat, showboats, showcase, showcased, showcases, showcasing, showdown, showdowns, showed, shower, showered, showerer, showerhead, showeriness, showering, showerproof, showerproofing, showers, showery, showgirl, showgirls, showground, showgrounds, showier, showiest, showily, showiness, showinesses, showing, showings, showjumper, showjumpers, showjumping, showman, showmanship, showmen, shown, showoff, showoffs, showpiece, showpieces, showplace, showplaces, showring, showroom, showrooms, shows, showstopper, showup, showy,