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 Meanings and Examples of DEMONSTRATE
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 v.  show clearly and deliberately; manifest; confirm; prove
Classic Sentence: (67 in 5 pages)
1  And because this surgeon had to have bodies to demonstrate upon, he announced that he would treat the children of the poor, a piece of magnanimity over which the papers became quite eloquent.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 13
2  This would demonstrate that he was indeed a seer.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 11
3  These little battles had evidently endeavored to demonstrate that the men could not fight well.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 20
4  It might, I grant, be harder to demonstrate this great superiority of foot over horse, had we not very many modern examples affording the clearest proof of it.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XVIII.
5  Wherefore, I think, that there is no example in the whole Roman history which serves so well as this to demonstrate the virtues of all ranks in that republic.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VIII.
6  I wish to demonstrate further the infelicity of these arms.
The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli
7  I opened it with apathy; the theory which he attempts to demonstrate and the wonderful facts which he relates soon changed this feeling into enthusiasm.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 2
8  He kept laughing sarcastically, he demonstrated, and at last contemptuously ceased to demonstrate, like a mathematician who ceases to prove in various ways the accuracy of a problem that has already been proved.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER XI
9  This Pangloss," said he, "would be puzzled to demonstrate his system.
Candide By Voltaire
Context  Highlight   In XIX
10  The next three days demonstrated to her own complete satisfaction Miss Bart's ability to manage her affairs without extraneous aid.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
11  She was an apt woman; and a little experience soon demonstrated, to her satisfaction, that education and slavery were incompatible with each other.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VII
12  There was nothing with which they could compare their present lives: they had nothing to go upon except Squealer's lists of figures, which invariably demonstrated that everything was getting better and better.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Context  Highlight   In Chapter X
13  That the honest fellow had not been feigning emotion, was abundantly demonstrated by the very red eyes with which he regarded the young gentleman, when he turned round and addressed him.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXIV
14  Mr. Jaggers had risen when Joe demonstrated, and had backed near the door.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XVIII
15  All that it really demonstrated was that our future would be the same as our past, and that the sin we had done once, and with loathing, we would do many times, and with joy.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 4
Example Sentence: (74 in 5 pages)
16  He demonstrated an openness to change.
17  It has been demonstrated that this drug is effective.
18  Management have demonstrated almost unbelievable incompetence in their handling of the dispute.
19  Jonathan has demonstrated enormous practicality in his successful management of the shop.
20  They demonstrated against the government's nuclear policy.
21  It also demonstrated how volatile the presidential race is, with change an ever-present participant.
22  The clinical symptoms of magnesium excess or deficiency can be demonstrated to relate to this dependence.
23  The management's decision to ignore the safety warnings demonstrated a remarkable lapse of judgment.
24  It has been demonstrated that a blood protein deficiency is the cause of this inherited illness.
25  Crying "No taxation without representation," the colonists demonstrated against England's power to levy taxes.
26  The magician demonstrated his renowned legerdemain.
27  In 1897 Marconi had demonstrated that electromagnetic radio waves could be sent over short distances.
28  Teso demonstrated his ability to glean information from an airplane's onboard computer, change the intended destination, play around with the interior lights in the cabin.
29  The study demonstrates the link between poverty and malnutrition.
30  Our study demonstrates beyond doubt that the play was written by Shakespeare.