Betray and Show


Show Definitions
Betray verb – To make known (something abstract) through outward signs.
Usage example: his face betrayed his exasperation with his nosy neighbor

Show is a synonym for betray in divulge topic. In some cases you can use "Show" instead a verb "Betray", when it comes to topics like give away.
Nearby Words: betrayal, betrayer, betraying
Synonyms for Betray


Show Definitions
Show verb – To make known (something abstract) through outward signs.
Usage example: the actor's expressive face shows his every thought and emotion clearly

Betray is a synonym for show in indicate topic. Sometimes you can use "Betray" instead a verb "Show".
Nearby Words: showy, showed, showing, showcase, shown
Synonyms for Show

Common collocations

kind betray kind show kind
nature betray nature show nature
someone betray someone show someone
time betray time show time
Other nouns: side, everyone, feelings.

Both words in one sentence

  • Series / Gotham Animal Metaphor: The show plays with metaphors referencing Oswald Cobblepot's nickname, "Penguin", by having Oswald betray a "Fish" Mooney, and by killing a poor fisherman over a sandwich.
  • Description Cut A similar scene in "Quest for Ratings" when Cartman wonders how Kenny can betray him by working on Craig's show after he's always been supercool to him.
  • Series / Vikings Throughout the show, he's constantly tempted to betray his brother for his own gain.
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