(noun, verb)


1. a visual presentation showing how something works

- the lecture was accompanied by dramatic demonstrations

- the lecturer shot off a pistol as a demonstration of the startle response

Similar word(s): demonstration

Definition categories: communication

Sentences with demo as a noun:

- After hearing the demo the record label approved funding to record the song with a full band.


1. give an exhibition of to an interested audience

- We will demo the new software in Washington

Similar word(s): demonstrate, exhibit, present, show

Definition categories: perception, show

Sentences with demo as a verb:

- The band demoed thirty songs. Their manager thought that ten of the songs would make a good record.