Dem"on*strate [L. demonstratus, p. p. of demonstrare to demonstrate; de- + monstrare to show. See Monster.]


To point out; to show; to exhibit; to make evident.



To show, or make evident, by reasoning or proof; to prove by deduction; to establish so as to exclude the possibility of doubt or denial.

We can not demonstrate these things so as to show that the contrary often involves a contradiction. Tillotson.

3. Anat.

To exhibit and explain (a dissection or other anatomical preparation).


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