Definitions of appear

  1. present oneself formally, as before a (judicial) authority; "He had to appear in court last month"; "She appeared on several charges of theft" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. come into sight or view; "He suddenly appeared at the wedding"; "A new star appeared on the horizon" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. come into being or existence, or appear on the scene; "Then the computer came along and changed our lives"; "Homo sapiens appeared millions of years ago" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. be issued or published, as of news in a paper, a book, or a movie; "Did your latest book appear yet?"; "The new Woody Allen film hasn't come out yet" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. appear as a character on stage or appear in a play, etc.; "Gielgud appears briefly in this movie"; "She appeared in `Hamlet' on the London stage" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect; "She seems to be sleeping"; "This appears to be a very difficult problem"; "This project looks fishy"; "They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. seem to be true, probable, or apparent; "It seems that he is very gifted"; "It appears that the weather in California is very bad" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. be issued or published; "Did your latest book appear yet?"; "The new Woody Allen film hasn't come out yet" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  9. Appearance. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. To come or be in sight; to be in view; to become visible. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. To come before the public; as, a great writer appeared at that time. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. To stand in presence of some authority, tribunal, or superior person, to answer a charge, plead a cause, or the like; to present one's self as a party or advocate before a court, or as a person to be tried. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. To become visible to the apprehension of the mind; to be known as a subject of observation or comprehension, or as a thing proved; to be obvious or manifest. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. To seem; to have a certain semblance; to look. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. To come or be in sight; to become visible; seem; as, he appears ill; to come before the public. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  16. To become visible: to be present: to seem, though not real. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  17. To be or to come in sight; to seem. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  18. To come into view; become visible. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  19. To seem, or seem likely. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  20. To come into view; to become visible; to come before; to be manifest; to be evident; to seem. See Apparent. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  21. To be visible; to come in sight. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  22. Iu practice. To be properly before a court; as a fact or matter of which it can take notice. To be in evidence; to be proved. "Making it appear and proving are the same thing." Freetn. 53. To be regularly iu court; as a defendant in an action. See APPEARANCE. thelawdictionary.org
  23. ap-p[=e]r', v.i. to become visible: to present one's self formally before an authority or tribunal, hence to act as the representative or counsel for another: to be manifest: to be in one's opinion, to seem: to come into view, to come before the public, to be published (of a book): to seem though not real.--ns. APPEAR'ANCE, the act of appearing, e.g. in court to prosecute or answer a charge: the publication of a book: the effect of appearing conspicuously, show, parade: the condition of that which appears, form, aspect: outward look or show: a natural phenomenon: an apparition; APPEAR'ER, one that appears: one who puts in an appearance in court.--IT APPEARS (impers.).--TO ALL APPEARANCE, so far as appears to any one; TO KEEP UP APPEARANCES, to keep up an outward show with intent to conceal the absence of the inward reality; TO PUT IN AN APPEARANCE, to appear in person. [Through Fr. from L. appar[=e]-re--ad, to, par[=e]re, paritum, to come forth.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  24. Become, be, visible; present oneself formally, publicly; be published; be manifest; seem. [old French] Concise Oxford Dictionary

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