Definition of demonstration :
1. ( Mil.) a decisive exhibition of force, or a movement indicating an attack.
2. A course of reasoning showing that a certain result is a necessary consequence of assumed premises; - these premises being definitions, axioms, and previously established propositions.
3. An expression, as of the feelings, by outward signs; a manifestation; a show.
4. The act of demonstrating; an exhibition; proof; especially, proof beyond the possibility of doubt; indubitable evidence, to the senses or reason.
5. The act of proving by the syllogistic process, or the proof itself.
6. The exhibition and explanation of a dissection or other anatomical preparation.
materialisation, presentment, testimonial, protest, verification, introduction, induction, demo, testament, certainty, true, ostensorium, monstrance, notification, consequence, explanation, inference, sit-in, reflexion, intro, reflection, warrant, deduction, conclusion, march
demonstration (part of speech: noun)
manifestation (part of speech: noun)
exhibition, manifestation, discernibility, revelation, showing, materialization, evidence, incarnation, symptom, disclosure, exposure, presentation, staging, embodiment, proof, unfolding, display, appearance, expression
evidence (part of speech: noun)
confirmation, connotation, information, declaration, data, determination, authentication, establishment, exemplification, specimen, validation, exhibit, counter-evidence, quotation, fact, deposition, support, corroboration, illustration, observation, statement, substantiation, testimony, indication, attestation, documentation, certification
- Bakahenzie remarked the uneasiness, but the stronger grew his need to restore the waning confidence in his powers by removing the white; the blood desire had now been transferred from Bakuma to Moonspirit as the most effective demonstration possible to him. - "Witch-Doctors", Charles Beadle.
- This was a demonstration the authorities could not brook. - "The Settler and the Savage", R.M. Ballantyne.
- It was early in the race for any great demonstration of excitement. - "The Jester of St. Timothy's", Arthur Stanwood Pier.