Meaning of DISPLAY in English

v. & n.


1. expose to view; exhibit; show.

2 show ostentatiously.

3 allow to appear; reveal; betray (displayed his ignorance).


1. the act or an instance of displaying.

2 an exhibition or show.

3 ostentation; flashiness.

4 the distinct behaviour of some birds and fish, esp. used to attract a mate.

5 a the presentation of signals or data on a visual display unit etc. b the information so presented.

6 Printing the arrangement and choice of type in order to attract attention.


displayer n.

Etymology: ME f. OF despleier f. L displicare (as DIS-, plicare fold): cf. DEPLOY

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.