Declare and Show


Show Definitions
Declare verb – To make known openly or publicly.
Usage example: she chose to declare her presidential aspirations at her college alma mater

Show is a synonym for declare in make known topic. In some cases you can use "Show" instead a verb "Declare", when it comes to topics like make known clearly or officially.
Nearby Words: declaration, declared, declaring, declarable, declarer
Synonyms for Declare


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

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

Common collocations

love declare love show love
power declare power show power
life declare life show life
someone declare someone show someone
Other nouns: book, nothing, everyone, feelings.

Both words in one sentence

  • The Fourth Wall Will Not Protect You Then the end of the episode has KaiserNeko wake up from a nightmare related to the show and declare that he has to stop editing so late at night.
  • Film / Scary Movie She breaks down in tears pleading for help, but the judges think it's All Part of the Show and declare her the winner for her "convincing performance".
  • Visual Novel / Comyu Black Dragon In A Gentle Kingdom Or if he’s the one that’s being the aggressor, he’ll show enough respect to formally declare war despite his normal methods.
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