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Shew Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    shew v : 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" [syn: prove, demonstrate, establish, show] [ant: disprove] [also: shewn]
Shew Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Show \Show\, v. t. [imp. Showed; p. p. Shownor Showed; p. pr. & vb. n. Showing. It is sometimes written shew, shewed, shewn, shewing.] [OE. schowen, shewen, schewen, shawen, AS. sce['a]wian, to look, see, view; akin to OS. scaw?n, OFries. skawia, D. schouwen, OHG. scouw?n, G. schauen, Dan. skue, Sw. sk?da, Icel. sko?a, Goth. usskawjan to waken, skuggwa a mirror, Icel. skuggy shade, shadow, L. cavere to be on one's guard, Gr. ??? to mark, perceive, hear, Skr. kavi wise. Cf. Caution, Scavenger, Sheen.]
  1. To exhibit or present to view; to place in sight; to display; -- the thing exhibited being the object, and often with an indirect object denoting the person or thing seeing or beholding; as, to show a house; show your colors; shopkeepers show customers goods (show goods to customers). Go thy way, shew thyself to the priest. --Matt. viii. 4. Nor want we skill or art from whence to raise Magnificence; and what can heaven show more? --Milton.
  2. To exhibit to the mental view; to tell; to disclose; to reveal; to make known; as, to show one's designs. Shew them the way wherein they must walk. --Ex. xviii. 20. If it please my father to do thee evil, then I will shew it thee, and send thee away. --1 Sam. xx. 13.
  3. Specifically, to make known the way to (a person); hence, to direct; to guide; to asher; to conduct; as, to show a

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  • Shew: Shew is an American surname, and may refer to: Bobby Shew (born 1941), American jazz trumpeter. William Shew (1820-1903), American ...
  • Bobby Shew: Bobby Shew (born March 4, 1941) is an American jazz trumpet and flugelhorn player. Biography: After leaving college in 1960, Shew was ...
  • Etienne Shew-Atjon: Etienne Shew-Atjon (born 24 November 1974 in Rotterdam ) is a Dutch professional footballer who currently plays for FC Dordrecht . ...
  • William Shew: William Shew (1820-1903) made a name for himself as a Daguerrotype portrait artist in the United States. He maintained a mobile studio in ...
  • Shew Qowl: Shew Qowl is a village in Ghazni Province , in southeastern-central Afghanistan References : 34 | 1 | N | 67 | 50 | E | region:AF_type:city ...
  • Godfrey Shew House: Godfrey Shew House is a historic home located at Fish House in Fulton County, New York . It was built in 1784 and is a two story, five ...

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* Through His redemptive work we are 'justified from all things' (Acts 1338,39) and now rejoice in 'the forgiveness of sins according to the riches of His grace' (Eph. 17), a position in Christ at God's right hand (Eph. 24-6), 'all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ' (Eph. 13) and 'the hope of the glory of God' (Rom. 52), to be fully realized when we are 'caught up together...to meet the Lord in the air' (1 Thess. 417). Then will be fulfilled the desire of God's loving heart 'That in the ages to come He might shew the exceeding riches of His grace in His kindness toward us through Christ Jesus' (Eph. 27). - Cornelius Stam


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  • New voting laws adding to confusion, Douglas County election official says
    Douglas County Clerk Jamie Shew said the number of rules added to elections over the past several years "is mind boggling," and hinders elections. By Scott Rothschild Read more on this news related to 'Shew'
  • Douglas County clerk critical of proposed election change
    Douglas County's chief election official, County Clerk Jamie Shew, says he wishes legislators who keep passing new voting laws would be around to deal with angry voters who are tripped up by the changes. Read more on this news related to 'Shew'
  • Mental health a laughing matter
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