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demonstrate
used in The Fountainhead

5 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
It demonstrates my point.
Definition
to show
The exact meaning of this sense of demonstrate can depend upon its context. For example:
  • "I will demonstrate how to throw a Frisbee." — show how to do something
  • "I will demonstrate how much quicker the new computer is than the old one." — show how something works
  • "Her questioned demonstrated that she was listening and thinking deeply about what was said." — showed to be true or proved
  • She tried to demonstrate her power over him.
    2.10 — Part 2 Chapter 10 (29% in)

There are no more uses of "demonstrate" flagged with this meaning in The Fountainhead.

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?  —4 uses
exact meaning not specified
  • You gave a practical demonstration.
    4.14 — Part 4 Chapter 14 (31% in)
  • I don't like demonstrations!
    1.4 — Part 1 Chapter 4 (88% in)
  • He demonstrated that there was no such thing as free will, since men's creative impulses were determined, as all else, by the economic structure of the epoch in which they lived.
    1.6 — Part 1 Chapter 6 (13% in)
  • The inspection made the mink coats seem warmer and their wearers' rights to them incontestable, since it established superiority and altruistic virtue together, in a demonstration more potent than a visit to a morgue.
    2.15 — Part 2 Chapter 15 (75% in)

There are no more uses of "demonstrate" in The Fountainhead.

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