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exhibeo exhĭbĕo (ex-ibeo, v. Brix. ad Plaut. Capt. 4, 2, 37), ŭi, itum, 2, v. a. habeo; lit., to hold out, reach out; hence, To hold forth, tender, present; to deliver, give up, produce (class.; syn.: praebeo, porrigo, praesto, tribuo, ministro, do, dono, dedo, etc.). Lit.: ait Praetor: QVEM HOMINEM DOLO MALO RETINES, EXHIBEAS.... Exhibere est in publicum producere, et videndi tangendique hominis facultatem praebere; proprie autem exhibere est extra secretum habere, Dig. 43, 29, 1 and 3, § 8: jam periculum est ne cogantur ad exhibendum formulam accipere, i. e. to acknowledge legal notice, etc. Sen. Ep. 50, 1: alicui omnia integra, Cic. Verr. 2, 5, 25, § 63: exhibe librarium illud legum vestrarum, id. Mil. 12, 33: pallium, Petr. 15: tabulas testamenti, Suet. Vit. 14: rationes, Dig. 40, 5, 41 fin.: fratres exhibe, Cic. Fl. 15, 35; so, fugitivos apud magistratus, Dig. 11, 4, 1: aliquem apud acta, ib. 2, 4, 17: debitorem in judicium, ib. 12, 2, 28 quadringentos senatores ad ferrum, Suet. Ner. 12 et saep.: vias tutas, i. e. to make safe, Ov. Pont. 4, 5, 34: toros, i. e. to furnish, allow, id. H. 17, 194: exhibuit querulos ore gemente sonos, uttered, id. Tr. 3, 11, 54.

Transf. To show, to display, to exhibit: exhibuit gemino praesignia tempora cornu, Ov. M. 15, 611: notam linguae, id. ib. 14, 526: exhibuit linguam paternam, displayed, i. e. used the language of her father, id. ib. 6, 213: faciem sucumque, Plin. 15, 13, 12, § 41: malui me tribunum omnibus exhibere quam paucis advocatum, Plin. Ep. 1, 23, 4: se ministratorem alicui, Suet. Vit. 17: se adorandum adeuntibus, id. Calig. 22 (but not in Cic. Sest. 50, 107, where the right reading is praebuit, v. Halm. ad h. l.).—In the latter (reflexive) sense sometimes without se: quid me putas populo nostro exhibiturum? how I shall exhibit, show myself, Cic. Ac. 1, 5, 18; cf.: qui vere civilem virum exhibeat, shows, proves himself, Quint. 12, 2, 7 Spald.; Ov. M. 6, 44: pro fratre hostem exhibuit, Just. 27, 2.

To show, confer (late Lat.): alicui honorem, Aug. Serm. 46, 7.

To maintain, support, sustain (post-class.; esp. freq. in jurid. Lat.): si quis a liberis ali desideret, vel liberi, ut a parente exhibeantur, Dig. 25, 3, 5; so, aliquem, ib. 1, 12, 1; 3, 5, 33 al.; cf.: Scythas alimentis, Just. 9, 2: vitam, id. 11, 10; 22, 1. To show, exhibit, employ; to procure, occasion, cause: rem salvam exhibebo, I will set it all right, Plaut. As. 2, 4, 51: quorum virtus exhibet solidum decus, Phaedr. 4, 23, 24: vocis fidem, id. 3, 19 Epil. 9: munificentiam, Suet. Tib. 48: liberalitatem, clementiam, comitatem, id. Ner. 10; cf.: liberalitatem et justitiam, Plin. Pan. 33, 2: vicem spodii, i.e. to supply the place of, Plin. 23, 7, 63, § 125; cf.: vicem testamenti, Dig. 29, 6, 16: humanitatem, to exercise, exhibit, Plin. Ep. 5, 19, 2: diligentiam, Dig. 18, 6, 2: imperium, to exercise, Plaut. Cas. 2, 6, 57: alicui molestiam, to cause, Cic. Att. 2, 1, 2; Plaut. Pers. 2, 4, 3; id. Capt. 4, 2, 37: negotium hominibus, to produce, occasion, id. Poen. 1, 2, 30; cf.: qui deum nihil habere ipsum negotii (dicunt), nihil exhibere alteri, Cic. Off. 3, 28, 102; id. ib. 3, 31, 112: negotium alicui, Plaut. Am. 3, 2, 14; id. Most. 3, 1, 38; id. Men. 5, 9, 13; id. Pers. 2, 5, 14; and once reflexively: jam se exhibebit hic mihi negotium, will present itself, id. Rud. 2, 6, 72: argutias mihi, id. Most. 1, 1, 2: difficilem laborem alicui, Col. 5, 5, 17: curam alicui, Tib. 2, 1, 61 et saep.