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Μὴ φῦναι τὸν ἅπαντα νικᾷ λόγον -> Not to be born is, past all prizing, best.
Sophocles, Oedipus Coloneus l. 1225

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verb transitive

P. and V. φαίνειν, δεικνύναι, δηλοῦν, σημαίνειν (Plato), ἐπιδεικνύναι, ἀποδεικνύναι, ἐκφαίνειν (Plato), V. ἐκδεικνύναι, ἐκσημαίνειν, Ar. and V. προφαίνειν, Ar. and P. ἀποφαίνειν.

make clear: P. and V. σαφηνίζειν; (Xen.), διασαφεῖν (Plato); see explain.

prove: P. and V. δεικνύναι, ἀποδεικνύναι, ἐνδείκνυσθαι, ἐπιδεικνύναι, Ar. and P. ἀποφαίνειν.

bring home: P. and V. ἐλέγχειν, ἐξελέγχειν.

be shown, proved: P. and V. ἐξετάζεσθαι, φαίνω, φαίνεσθαι, ἐκφαίνεσθαι (rare P.), Ar. and P. ἀναφαίνεσθαι.

[[display, exhibit, give proof of: P. and V. ἐνδείκνυσθαι; (acc.), παρέχω, παρέχειν (or mid.) (acc.), προτίθεσθαι (acc.), Ar. and P. ἐπιδείκνυσθαι (acc.), V. τίθεσθαι; (acc.), Ar. and V. ἐνδιδόναι; (Eur., Hel. 508, Andromache 225).

employ: use P. and V. προσφέρειν, χρῆσθαι (dat.).

inform: P. and V. διδάσκειν.

show beforehand: P. and V. προδεικνύναι, V. προσημαίνειν, προφαίνειν, P. προδηλοῦν.

show forth: V. πιφαύσκειν; (Aesch.); see declare.

show off: Ar. and P. ἐπιδεικνύναι (or mid.) (acc. or absol.).

show oneself (brave, etc.): P. and V. παρέχω ἑαυτόν, παρέχειν ἑαυτόν.

show (a person) the way: P. and V. ἡγεῖσθαί; (τινι, or absol.), ὑφηγεῖσθαί (τινι or absol.), V. ὁδηγεῖν; (acc. or absol.), ὁδοῦ κατάρχειν (absol.), ἐξυφηγεῖσθαι (absol.); see lead.

show up: P. ἐνδεικνύναι (acc.) (Dem. 126); see denounce.

substantive

P. ἀπόδειξις, ἡ, Ar. and P. ἐπίδειξις, ἡ; see manifestation.

showing off: Ar. and P. ἐπίδειξις, ἡ.

pomp, magnificence: P. and V. σχῆμα, τό, πρόσχημα, τό.

pageant: P. and V. πομπή, ἡ, Ar. and P. θεωρία, ἡ, P. θεώρημα, τό.

spectacle: P. and V. θέα, ἡ, θέαμα, τό; see spectacle.

make a show: P. and V. λαμπρύνεσθαι.

make a show of (doing): see pretend.

pretence: P. and V. πρόσχημα, τό, σχῆμα, τό.

show of hands: P. χειροτονία, ἡ, διαχειροτονία, ἡ. }}