The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Exhibit \Ex*hib"it\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Exhibited; p. pr. &
vb. n. Exhibiting.] [L. exhibitus, p. p. of exhibere to
hold forth, to tender, exhibit; ex out + habere to have or
hold. See Habit.]
1. To hold forth or present to view; to produce publicly, for
inspection; to show, especially in order to attract notice
to what is interesting; to display; as, to exhibit
commodities in a warehouse, a picture in a gallery.
Exhibiting a miserable example of the weakness of
mind and body. --Pope.
2. (Law) To submit, as a document, to a court or officer, in
course of proceedings; also, to present or offer
officially or in legal form; to bring, as a charge.
He suffered his attorney-general to exhibit a charge
of high treason against the earl. --Clarendon.
3. (Med.) To administer as a remedy; as, to exhibit calomel.
To exhibit a foundation or prize, to hold it forth or to
tender it as a bounty to candidates.
To exibit an essay, to declaim or otherwise present it in