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Meaning & Definition of Appear in English

English

Appear

/əpɪr/

verb

1. 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"
    synonym:
  • look
  • ,
  • appear
  • ,
  • seem

2. Come into sight or view

  • "He suddenly appeared at the wedding"
  • "A new star appeared on the horizon"
    synonym:
  • appear

3. Be issued or published

  • "Did your latest book appear yet?"
  • "The new woody allen film hasn't come out yet"
    synonym:
  • appear
  • ,
  • come out

4. Seem to be true, probable, or apparent

  • "It seems that he is very gifted"
  • "It appears that the weather in california is very bad"
    synonym:
  • appear
  • ,
  • seem

5. 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"
    synonym:
  • appear
  • ,
  • come along

6. 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"
    synonym:
  • appear

7. Present oneself formally, as before a (judicial) authority

  • "He had to appear in court last month"
  • "She appeared on several charges of theft"
    synonym:
  • appear

Examples of using

Indeed, that place does appear to be far from here.
I supposed a ghost would appear.
You're not a serious mathematician unless you crumple up a piece of paper in frustration every twenty minutes, look off into space, and appear to be questioning your very existence.