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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
show up (verb)
transitive verb
1.
to expose or discredit especially by revealing faults - showed them up as frauds
2.
to embarrass or cause to look bad especially by comparison - trying to show up the boss
3.
intransitive verb
- reveal showed up my ignorance
1.
- arrive appear showed up late for his own wedding
2.
to be plainly evident
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
show up (verb)
1.
to come into view
SYNONIMS:
come out, materialize, show, show up, turn up, unfold
RELATED WORDS:
reappear, resurface; bulk, loom; arrive, come; dawn, debut; arise, blossom, bob (up), break, break out, crop (up), emerge, erupt, issue, outcrop, rise, shoot (up), spring (up), surface; happen, occur; reappear, rematerialize
NEAR ANTONYMS:
depart, leave, retire, withdraw
clear, disappear, dissolve, evanesce, evaporate, fade, go (away), melt (away), vanish
show up (verb)
2.
to get to a destination
SYNONIMS:
appear, arrive, get in, get through, land, show up, turn up
RELATED WORDS:
fetch, hit, make, reach; pull in, touch down; debark, disembark; barge (in), blow in, breeze (in), burst (in into), waltz (in); check in, clock (in)
NEAR ANTONYMS:
check out, clock (out); flee, vamoose
go, leave
show up (verb)
3.
to reveal the true nature of
SYNONIMS:
debunk, nail, show up, uncloak, uncover, undress, unmask
RELATED WORDS:
demolish, discredit, disprove; disclose, divulge, tell, unveil
NEAR ANTONYMS:
conceal, hide, secrete, veil
camouflage, cloak, disguise, mask
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