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1. appear [ v ] give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect
Examples: "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"

Used in print:

(The Sun, [Baltimore],...)

Garden_Fresh , the result of a mating of Better_Self and Rosy_Fingered , seems to improve with each start and appeared to win the St._Patrick's_Day_Purse with some speed in reserve .


The appointment of U_Thant of Burma as the U.N.'s Acting Secretary_General - at this writing , the choice appears to be certain - offers further proof that in politics it is more important to have no influential enemies than to have influential friends .

(The Christian Science Monitor,...)

Miss_Sutherland appeared almost as another person in this scene : A much more girlish Lucia , a sensational coloratura who ran across stage while singing , and an actress immersed in her role .

(Tristram P. Coffin, "Folklore in the American Twentieth...)

As_long_as his material is Americana , can in_some_way be ascribed to the masses and appears `` democratic '' to his audience , he remains satisfied .

(Edward P. Lawton, "Northern Liberals and Southern...)

It appears to be one of intense dislike , which he makes little effort to conceal even in the presence of Southern friends .

Synonyms seem look appear Related Terms be sound feel rise loom glitter leap_out glow pass_off cut come_across make feel look appearance

2. appear [ v ] come into sight or view
Examples: "He suddenly appeared at the wedding" "A new star appeared on the horizon"

Used in print:

(The Dallas Morning News,...)

But questions with which committee_members taunted bankers appearing as witnesses left little doubt that they will recommend passage of_it .

(The Providence Journal...)

This may be unfortunate , perhaps , from the standpoint of David_Hedison , Providence 's contribution to Hollywood , who is appearing by special arrangement with 20th_Century-Fox .

(Edward E. Kelly, S.J., "Christian Unity in England"...)

Catholic priests have frequently appeared on television_programs , sometimes discussing the Christian faith on an equal footing with Protestant clergymen .

(Organic Gardening and Farming,...)

They germinate quickly , the tiny plants appearing in a week , and grow along lustily .

When the first sprinkling of green appears I remove the board .

Synonyms appear Related Terms disappear emerge come_on show reappear flash break_through emerge crop_up come_to_mind pop_out leap_out turn_out come_to_light flare erupt roll_in manifest break basset wash_up flash outcrop peep appearance apparition

3. appear [ v ] be issued or published, as of news in a paper, a book, or a movie
Examples: "Did your latest book appear yet?" "The new Woody Allen film hasn't come out yet"

Used in print:

(Musical America, LXXXI:5...)

At this date , it seems probable that the name of Serge_Prokofieff will appear in the archives of History , as an effective Traditionalist , who was fully aware of the lure and danger of experimentation , and used it as it served his purpose ; yet was never caught_up in it - never a slave to its academic dialectics .

(Successful Farming, 59:12...)

( These enzyme preparations appear on today 's feed tags as fermentation extracts of Bacillus_subtilis , Apergillus_orzae , Niger , and Flavus . )

(Tom F. Driver, "Beckett by the Madeleine,"...)

What appears here is shorter than what he actually said but very close to his own words .

(William C. Smith, "Why Fear Ideas?"...)

For several generations much fiction has appeared dealing with the steprelationship .

(Arlin Turner, "William Faulkner, Southern Novelist"...)

These narratives of coarse action and crude language appeared first in local newspapers , as a rule , and later found their way between book covers , though rarely into the planters ' libraries beside the morocco bound volumes of Horace , Mr._Addison , Mr._Pope , and Sir_Walter_Scott .

Synonyms appear come_out Related Terms happen

4. appear [ v ] seem to be true, probable, or apparent
Examples: "It seems that he is very gifted" "It appears that the weather in California is very bad"

Used in print:

(Howard Nemerov, "Themes and Methods: The Early...)

It appears that the dominant tendency of Mann 's early tales , however pictorial or even picturesque the surface , is already toward the symbolic , the emblematic , the expressionistic .

(Francis J. Johnston and John E. Willard, "The...)

It would appear that it should be possible to determine unique mechanisms for the thermal and photochemical_reactions in both the liquid and gas phases and to determine values for activation_energies of some of the intermediate reactions of atoms and free_radicals , as_well_as information on the heat_of_dissociation of the carbon halogen bond .

(Jacob Robbins et al., "The thyroid-stimulating...)

In the thyroid_gland it appears that proteins ( chiefly thyroglobulin ) are iodinated and that free tyrosine and thyronine are not iodinated .

(Douglas Ashford, "Elections in Morocco: Progress...)

There followed a long and sometimes bitter discussion of the feasibility of elections for the fall of 1957 , in which it appears that the Minister_of_the_Interior took the most pessimistic view and that the Istiqlal was something less_than enthusiastic .

(Brand Blanshard, "The Emotive Theory," Robert...)

It appeared that the theory could be saved in one way only .

Synonyms seem appear Related Terms be seem

5. appear [ v ] come into being or existence, or appear on the scene
Examples: : "Then the computer came along and changed our lives" "Homo sapiens appeared millions of years ago"

Used in print:

(John R. Sargent, "Where To Aim Your Planning for Bigger...)

If private brand competition has n't been felt in your product field as_yet , have you thought how you will cope with it if and when it does appear ?

(R. F. Shaw, "The `Private Eye`"...)

What was only a vague suspicion in the case of Sherlock_Holmes now appears as a direct accusation : the private_eye is in danger of turning_into his opposite .

(Brainard Cheney, "Christianity and the Tragic Vision-Ut...)

I will mention two volumes of specific comment on this malaise that appeared last year .

(87th Congress, 1st Session. Congressional Record....)

At this time of crisis in our Nation 's commuter railroads , a new threat to the continued operations of the New_York_Central has appeared in the form of the Chesapeake_+_Ohio_Railroad 's proposal for control of the Baltimore_+_Ohio_railroads .

Synonyms come_along appear Related Terms vanish occur gleam fulminate apparition

6. appear [ v ] appear as a character on stage or appear in a play, etc.
Examples: "Gielgud appears briefly in this movie" "She appeared in `Hamlet' on the London stage"

Used in print:

(Irving Fineman, Woman of Valor: The Life of Henrietta...)

A comedy in Three Acts '' , in which , under `` Personages '' , Henrietta appeared as `` A Schoolmarm '' , and Bertha , who was only a_trifle less brilliant in high_school than Henrietta had been , appeared as `` Dummkopf '' .

A comedy in Three Acts '' , in which , under `` Personages '' , Henrietta appeared as `` A Schoolmarm '' , and Bertha , who was only a_trifle less brilliant in high_school than Henrietta had been , appeared as `` Dummkopf '' .

Synonyms appear Related Terms perform dramaturgy

7. appear [ v ] present oneself formally, as before a (judicial) authority
Examples: "He had to appear in court last month" "She appeared on several charges of theft"

Used in print:

(U.S. Reports. Volume 364. Cases Adjudged in the...)

There followed a customary Department_of_Justice hearing , at which petitioner appeared .

Synonyms appear Related Terms appearance

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