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PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈʃoʊ̪d/
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  • Rhymes: -əʊd

VerbEdit

showed

  1. simple past tense of show
    I showed him the report.
  2. past participle of show (alternative to shown)
    Recent polling has showed that 40% are in favour of the candidate.
    *The report had already been showed to him.

Usage notesEdit

  • Garner's Modern American Usage favors shown over showed as past participle and claims it is mandatory for passives.

Further readingEdit

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