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appear

ap·pear

appear

 
 
pronunciation:
pir
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: appeared, appearing, appears
definition 1: to come into view; become visible.
We were walking through the woods, and a deer suddenly appeared just a few feet from us.
synonyms:
arise, emerge, show
antonyms:
disappear, vanish
similar words:
come, come out, crop up, loom, occur, offer, plead, rise, show up
definition 2: to seem.
He is older than he appears.She appeared to be upset, so I asked what was wrong.It appears as if they've changed their minds.There appears to be a problem with your internet connection.
synonyms:
look, seem
similar words:
come across, feel, sound
definition 3: to be likely to be true or to have happened.
It appears that your application was never actually processed.
definition 4: to come before the public, as a book or performer.
Some of the greatest jazz musicians will be appearing at the festival.She has appeared in numerous films, but this is her first time on Broadway.
synonyms:
come out
similar words:
perform, show up
definition 5: to come into existence.
New species of plants and animals began to appear in abundance during this period.
antonyms:
disappear
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