Definitions: (verb) If a group of people demonstrate, they protest something publicly. (verb) If you demonstrate something, you show how to do it or use it. (verb) If you demonstrate something, you show that it is true or that it exists.
Examples: (verb) The factory workers began to demonstrate for safer conditions. (verb) At the sales meeting she demonstrated the new software. (verb) In this job, you must demonstrate an ability to communicate effectively. (verb) Various studies have clearly demonstrated that very few people have not broken laws.
Synonyms: verbs: show, display, prove. show, display. protest.
Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 3 C