Definition of exemplify :
1. To copy; to transcribe; to make an attested copy or transcript of, under seal, as of a record.
2. To prove or show by an attested copy.
3. To show or illustrate by example.
stage, enter into, make up, lay out, come down to, be, instance, map, typify, epitomize, set out, feature, pin down, present, symbolize, stand for, profile, play, show, paint, define, symbol, interpret, defend, correspond, delineate, characterize, constitute, substitute, symbolise, act, describe, represent, explain, embody, set forth, comprise
evince (part of speech: verb)
betoken, document, determine, evince, demonstrate, state, corroborate, exhibit, establish, manifest, support, connote, vouch, prove, adduce, indicate, certify, witness, observe, confirm, avouch, attest, substantiate, testify, illustrate, validate, declare, authenticate, depose
- No wonder, therefore, that human motives are difficult to fathom; and although writers of fiction have the presumptive right to lay bare the inward mechanism which directs and guides their various characters, and are permitted to exemplify- hanging their theories and arguments on certain lay- figures more or less natural- how such and such a train of thought, and such and such a motive leads on and up to such and such an end; still, it is a very deceptive argument at the best, and these deductions, however plausible, are often grievously in fault. - "Caught in a Trap", John C. Hutcheson.
- Rebekah in her beautiful girlhood at the well drawing water for man and beast, so full of compassion, does not exemplify the virtues we looked for, in her mature womanhood. - "The Woman's Bible Part I. Comments on Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy. Part II. Comments on the Old and New Testaments from Joshua to Revelation.", Elizabeth Cady Stanton.
- Let those who desire to see our forms of conjugation as sure as those of other tongues, study to exemplify in their own practice what tends to uniformity. - "The Grammar of English Grammars", Goold Brown.