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demonstrate
used in To the Lighthouse

2 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
  • Scolding and demonstrating (how to make a bed, how to open a window, with hands that shut and spread like a Frenchwoman's) all had folded itself quietly about her, when the girl spoke, as, after a flight through the sunshine the wings of a bird fold themselves quietly and the blue of its plumage changes from bright steel to soft purple.
    1 — The Window (20% in)

There are no more uses of "demonstrate" flagged with this meaning in To the Lighthouse.

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?  —1 use
exact meaning not specified
  • Q he could demonstrate.
    1 — The Window (25% in)

There are no more uses of "demonstrate" in To the Lighthouse.

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