What does show mean?

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  1. (transitive) To display, to have somebody see (something).
  2. (transitive) To bestow; to confer.
  3. (transitive) To indicate (a fact) to be true; to demonstrate.
  4. (transitive) To guide or escort.
  5. (intransitive) To be visible, to be seen.
  6. (intransitive, informal) To put in an appearance; show up.
  7. (intransitive, informal) To have an enlarged belly and thus be recognizable as pregnant.
  8. (intransitive, racing) To finish third, especially of horses or dogs.
  9. (obsolete) To have a certain appearance, such as well or ill, fit or unfit; to become or suit; to appear.
  1. (countable) A play, dance, or other entertainment.
  2. (countable) An exhibition of items.
  3. (countable) A demonstration.
  4. (countable) A broadcast program/programme.
  5. (countable) A movie.
  6. (uncountable) Mere display or pomp with no substance.
  7. A project or presentation.
  8. (baseball, with "the") The major leagues.
  9. (mining, obsolete) A pale blue flame at the top of a candle flame, indicating the presence of firedamp.
  10. (obsolete) Semblance; likeness; appearance.
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