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Definition of "shew" []

  • Archaic Variant of show. (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "shew" in a sentence
  • "Their _charge_ or injunction would shew them insensible of his wrongs, and make them _shew like enemies_."
  • "I. i.199 (14,8) [And shew what we alone must think] And _shew_ by realities what we now _must only think_."
  • "My speech is plaine, without any rhetoricall shew of eloquence, hauing rather a regard to simple truth, than to decking words."