Associations to the word «Shew»


SHEW, verb. (archaic) Alternative form of show
SHEW, verb. (East Anglia dialect) simple past tense of show
SHEW, noun. (archaic) A show.
SHEW BREAD, noun. Twelve loaves of bread placed on the alter in Jewish Temples and renewed periodically. See showbread.

Dictionary definition

SHEW, verb. Establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment; "The experiment demonstrated the instability of the compound"; "The mathematician showed the validity of the conjecture".

Wise words

Words are but symbols for the relations of things to one another and to us; nowhere do they touch upon absolute truth.
Friedrich Nietzsche