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appear Explained

appear at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

[ə'pıə]

appear at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

appear at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

v ----------//
1 seem:
2 give impression:
3 start to be seen:
4 film/tv programme etc:
5 book/newspaper etc:
6 available/known:
7 law court/meeting: ----------// [Date: 1200-1300; Language: Old French; Origin: aparoir, from Latin apparere, from ad- 'to' + parere 'to show yourself']//
1 SEEM: [linking verb, not in progressive] used to say how something seems, especially from what you know about it or from what you can see// appear to be sth// --Police say there appear to be signs of a break-in.// appear to do sth// --The survey appears to contradict motor industry claims.// it appears (that)// --It appears that all the files have been deleted.// --Police have found what appear to be human remains.// --He tried to make it appear that she had committed suicide.// --It may be less useful than it appears at first.// so it would appear (=used to say that something seems likely to be true, although you are not completely sure) //
2 GIVE IMPRESSION: [linking verb, not in progressive] used to say that someone or something seems to have a particular quality or feeling// --He tried hard to appear calm .// --I don't want to appear rude.// --The right colours can make a small room appear much bigger.//
3 START TO BE SEEN: [I always + adverb/preposition ] to start to be seen, to arrive, or to exist in a place, especially suddenly// --Two faces appeared at our window.// --A man suddenly appeared from behind a tree.// --Small cracks appeared in the wall.// --It was nearly an hour before Sweeney appeared in the pub.// appear from nowhere/out of nowhere (=appear suddenly and unexpectedly) // --The car seemed to appear from nowhere.//
4 FILM/TV PROGRAMME ETC: [I always + adverb/preposition] to take part in a film, play, concert, television programme etc// appear in a film/play // --She has already appeared in a number of films.// appear on television/stage // --He appeared on national television to deny the claims.// appear at a theatre etc //
5 BOOK/NEWSPAPER ETC: [I always + adverb/preposition] to be written or shown on a list, in a book or newspaper, in a document etc// --The story appeared in all the national newspapers.// --Some of the material used has appeared in print before (=has been published) .//
6 AVAILABLE/KNOWN: [I always + adverb/preposition] to become widely available or known about// --The new range will be appearing in shops in the autumn.// --New courses are appearing every year.//
7 LAW COURT/MEETING: [I always + adverb/preposition] to go to a law court or other official meeting to give information, answer questions etc// --The three men are due to appear in court tomorrow.// appear before a court/judge/committee etc // --She appeared before Colchester magistrates charged with attempted murder.// appear for sb/on behalf of sb (=to be the legal representative for someone) // --Sir Nicholas Gammon QC appeared on behalf of the defendant.// see usage note seem//

appear at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

123 Moby Thesaurus words for "appear":
act, act as foil, appear like, approach, arise, arrive, assister,
attend, barnstorm, be at, be evident, be noticeable, be present at,
be revealed, be seen, be visible, become known, become manifest,
become visible, break forth, catch, chance, come, come along,
come forth, come forward, come in sight, come into being,
come into existence, come on, come out, come to, come to hand,
come to light, come up, crop out, crop up, do, draw on, emanate,
emerge, emote, emotionalize, enter, fade in, feel, figure, get out,
get top billing, glare, go to, happen, have no secrets,
heave in sight, issue, issue forth, leak out, look, look forth,
look like, look on, loom, loom large, manifest itself, materialize,
meet the gaze, mime, occur, open up, out, outcrop, pantomime,
patter, peep out, perform, play, play the lead, playact, pop up,
present itself, rear its head, register, rise, see, see the light,
seem, seem like, seem to be, shine out, shine through, show,
show its colors, show its face, show through, show up, sit in,
sketch, sound, sound like, speak out, speak up, spring, spring up,
stand forth, stand out, stand revealed, star, steal the show,
stooge, stream forth, strike the eye, surface, take a stand,
take in, transpire, tread the boards, troupe, turn up, upstage,
vise, visit, watch, witness

Appear at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Appear \Ap*pear"\, n.
Appearance. [Obs.] --J. Fletcher.

Appear \Ap*pear"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Appeared}; p. pr. & vb.
n. {Appearing}.] [OE. apperen, aperen, OF. aparoir, F.
apparoir, fr. L. appar?re to appear + par?reto come forth, to
be visible; prob. from the same root as par?re to produce.
Cf. {Apparent}, {Parent}, {Peer}, v. i.]
1. To come or be in sight; to be in view; to become visible.

And God . . . said, Let . . . the dry land appear.
--Gen. i. 9.

2. To come before the public; as, a great writer appeared at
that time.

3. 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.

We must all appear before the judgment seat.
--[hand] Cor.
v. 10.

One ruffian escaped because no prosecutor dared to
appear. --Macaulay.

4. 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.

It doth not yet appear what we shall be. --1 John
iii. 2.

Of their vain contest appeared no end. --Milton.

5. To seem; to have a certain semblance; to look.

They disfigure their faces, that they may appear
unto men to fast. --Matt. vi.
16.

Syn: To seem; look. See {Seem}.

appear at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

appear
v 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" [syn: {look}, {seem}]
2: come into sight or view; "He suddenly appeared at the
wedding"; "A new star appeared on the horizon" [ant: {disappear}]
3: be issued or published; "Did your latest book appear yet?";
"The new Woody Allen film hasn't come out yet" [syn: {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" [syn: {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" [syn: {come along}]
[ant: {vanish}]
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"
7: present oneself formally, as before a (judicial) authority;
"He had to appear in court last month"; "She appeared on
several charges of theft"

appear at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Etymology

From Inter: etyl » enm|en Inter: term » apperen|lang=enm, Inter: term » aperen|lang=enm, from Inter: etyl » fro|en Inter: term » aparoir|lang=fro (Inter: etyl » fr|- Inter: term » apparoir|lang=fr, Inter: term » apparaître|lang=fr), from Inter: etyl » la|en Inter: term » apparere|apparēre|lang=la|to appear, from Inter: term » ad||lang=la|to + Inter: term » parere|parēre|lang=la|come forth, to be visible.

Pronunciation

* Inter: a » RP Inter: IPA » /əˈpɪə/
  • Inter: a » GenAm Inter: IPA » /əˈpiɹ/
  • Inter: audio » en-us-appear.ogg|Audio (US)
  • Inter: rhymes » ɪə(r)

    Verb

    Inter: en-ver » b

  • Inter: intransitiv » e To come or be in sight; to be in view; to become visible.
    1. 1611, Genesis 1:9:
    2. : And God ... said, Let ... the dry land appear.
    3. Inter: intransitiv » e To come before the public.
    4. : A great writer appeared at that time.
    5. Inter: intransitiv » e 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.
    6. 1611, 2 Corinthians 5:10:
    7. : We must all appear before the judgment seat.
    8. Inter: rfdat » e Category: w - :Thomas Babington Macaulay|Thomas Babington Macaulay:
    9. : One ruffian escaped because no prosecutor dared to appear.
    10. Inter: intransitiv » e 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.
    11. 1611, 1 John 3:2:
    12. : It doth not yet appear what we shall be.
    13. Inter: rfdat » e Category: w - :John Milton|John Milton:
    14. : Of their vain contest appeared no end.
    15. Inter: intransitive » copulative To seem; to have a certain semblance; to look.
    16. : He appeared quite happy with the result.
    17. 1611, Matthew 6:16:
    18. : They disfigure their faces, that they may appear unto men to fast.

      Usage notes

      * Senses 4, 5. This is a catenative verb that takes the to infinitive. See Category: Appendix:English catenative verbs -

      Synonyms

      * Inter: sense » seem look

      Antonyms

      * Inter: sense » to become visible disappear, vanish

      Related terms

      * appearance

  • apparent

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » To come or be in sight; to be in view; to become visible
  • Bulgarian: Inter: t- » bg|появявам се, Inter: t- » bg|показвам се
  • Catalan: Inter: t+ » ca|aparèixer, Inter: t+ » ca|sortir
  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|出現|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|出现|tr=chūxiàn|sc=Hani
  • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|verschijnen
  • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|aperi
  • Ewe: dze
  • Finnish: ilmestyä, tulla näkyviin
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|apparaître
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|erscheinen, Inter: t+ » de|auftauchen
  • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|εμφανίζομαι|sc=Grek
  • Hebrew: Inter: t- » he|הופיע|tr=hofía
  • Ido: Inter: t+ » io|aparar
  • Interlingua: Inter: t- » ia|apparer
  • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|apparire
  • Japanese: Inter: t+ » ja|現れる|tr=あらわれる, arawareru|sc=Jpan
  • Latin: Inter: t- » la|videor, Inter: t- » la|appareo, Inter: t- » la|compareo, Inter: t- » la|pareo, Inter: t- » la|coorior, Inter: t+ » la|orior, Inter: t- » la|provenio, Inter: t+ » la|prodeo, Inter: t- » la|prodio

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|zjawić się, Inter: t+ » pl|pojawić się
    • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|aparecer, Inter: t+ » pt|surgir
    • Romanian: Inter: t+ » ro|apărea
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|появляться|tr=pojavlját'sja Inter: imp » f, Inter: t+ » ru|появиться|tr=pojavit'sja Inter: pf » .
    • Sardinian:
    • : Campidanese Sardinian: Inter: tø » sro|apparriri, Inter: tø » sro|apparessiri, Inter: tø » sro|cumparriri
    • : Gallurese Sardinian: Inter: tø » sdn|apparí
    • : Logudorese Sardinian: Inter: tø » src|cumpàrrere, Inter: tø » src|appàrrere
    • Sassarese Sardinian: Inter: tø » sdc|apparí
    • Scottish Gaelic: Inter: t- » gd|nochd
    • Serbo-Croatian: Inter: t- » sh|pojaviti|alt=pojaviti se, Inter: t- » sh|ukazati|alt=ukazati se, Inter: t- » sh|doći|alt=doći na vidjelo
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|aparecer
    • Swedish: Inter: t- » sv|framträda, Inter: t- » sv|komma i ljuset, Inter: t+ » sv|komma i dagen, Inter: t- » sv|dyka upp
    • Tok Pisin: Inter: t- » tpi|kamap
    • Welsh: Inter: t+ » cy|ymddangos


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » To come before the public
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t- » bg|явявам се
    • Chinese:
    • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|露面|tr=lòumiàn|sc=Hani
    • Czech: objevit se
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|verschijnen, Inter: t- » nl|zijn opwachting maken, Inter: t- » nl|haar opwachting maken, Inter: t+ » nl|optreden
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|erscheinen, Inter: t+ » de|auftauchen


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Hebrew: Inter: t- » he|הופיע|tr=hofía
  • Latin: Inter: t- » la|coorior, Inter: t+ » la|orior, Inter: t- » la|provenio
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|являться|tr=javlját'sja|sc=Cyrl Inter: imp » f, Inter: t+ » ru|явиться|tr=javit'sja|sc=Cyrl Inter: pf » ., Inter: t+ » ru|представать|tr=predstavát'|sc=Cyrl Inter: imp » f, Inter: t+ » ru|предстать|tr=predstát'|sc=Cyrl Inter: pf » .
  • Scottish Gaelic: Inter: t- » gd|nochd
  • Serbo-Croatian: Inter: t- » sh|nastupiti
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|aparecer

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » To stand in presence of some authority, tribunal, or superior person, to answer a charge, plead a cause, or the like
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t- » bg|явявам се
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|verschijnen
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|erscheinen, Inter: t+ » de|auftreten
    • Latin: Inter: t- » la|compareo, Inter: t- » la|coorior, Inter: t+ » la|orior, Inter: t- » la|provenio
    • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|comparecer


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|являться|tr=javlját'sja|sc=Cyrl Inter: imp » f, Inter: t+ » ru|явиться|tr=javit'sja|sc=Cyrl Inter: pf » ., Inter: t+ » ru|представать|tr=predstavát'|sc=Cyrl Inter: imp » f, Inter: t+ » ru|предстать|tr=predstát'|sc=Cyrl Inter: pf » .
  • Serbo-Croatian: Inter: t- » sh|istupiti
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|comparecer

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » To become visible to the apprehension of the mind
    • Czech: objevit se
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|blijken
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|erscheinen, Inter: t+ » de|einleuchten
    • Latin: Inter: t- » la|videor, Inter: t- » la|pareo, Inter: t- » la|appareo, Inter: t- » la|coorior, Inter: t+ » la|orior, Inter: t- » la|provenio


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|видеться|tr=vídet'sja|sc=Cyrl Inter: imp » f, Inter: t+ » ru|привидеться|tr=privídet'sja|sc=Cyrl Inter: pf » .
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|aparecer
  • Tok Pisin: Inter: t- » tpi|kamap

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » To seem; to have a certain semblance; to look
    • Arabic: Inter: t+ » ar|ظهر|tr=Záhara, Inter: t- » ar|بدا|tr=badaa (Inter: qualifier » present tense: Inter: t- » ar|يبدو|tr=yábdu)
    • Catalan: Inter: t+ » ca|semblar
    • Chinese:
    • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|好像|tr=hǎoxiàng|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|顯得|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|显得|tr=xiǎnde|sc=Hani
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|lijken
    • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|aspekti
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|näyttää
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|sembler, Inter: t+ » fr|paraître
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|erscheinen, Inter: t+ » de|aussehen
    • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|φαίνομαι||tr=faínomai
    • Haitian Creole: Inter: tø » ht|sanble
    • Hebrew: Inter: t- » he|נראה|tr=nir'á


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Hindi: Inter: t- » hi|दिखना|tr=dikhnā|sc=Deva
  • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|らしい|alt=...らしい|tr=...rashii, Inter: t+ » ja|そう|alt=...そう|tr=...-sō, Inter: t- » ja|ように見える|alt=...ように見える|tr=...yō-ni mieru, Inter: t- » ja|思われる|tr=おもわれる, omowareru
  • Lao: Inter: t- » lo|ປະກົດ|tr=pa-kot|sc=Laoo
  • Latin: Inter: t- » la|coorior, Inter: t- » la|coorior, Inter: t+ » la|orior, Inter: t- » la|provenio, Inter: t- » la|simulo, Inter: t- » la|similo, Inter: t- » la|videor
  • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|zdawać się
  • Romanian: Inter: t+ » ro|părea, Inter: t- » ro|da impresia
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|казаться|tr=kazát'sja Inter: imp » f, Inter: t+ » ru|показаться|tr=pokazát'sja|sc=Cyrl Inter: pf » .
  • Santali: Inter: tø » sat|ᱧᱮᱞ|tr=nyel|sc=Olck
  • Scottish Gaelic: Inter: t- » gd|coimhead
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|parecer
  • Urdu: Inter: t- » ur|دکھایا|tr=dikhnā|sc=ur-Arab

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: checktrans-to » p
    • Inter: ttbc » tr: Görünmek


    Inter: trans-botto » m

    Statistics

    * Inter: rank » presence|learned|minutes|659|appear|thoughts|former|twenty
    Category: Category:English copulative verbs -
    Category: zh-min-nan:appear -
    Translation: cs » appear
    Translation: cy » appear
    Translation: de » appear
    Translation: et » appear
    Translation: el » appear
    Translation: es » appear
    Translation: eu » appear
    Translation: fa » appear
    Translation: fr » appear
    Translation: gl » appear
    Translation: ko » appear
    Translation: hy » appear
    Translation: hr » appear
    Translation: io » appear
    Translation: id » appear
    Translation: it » appear
    Translation: kn » appear
    Translation: kk » appear
    Translation: ku » appear
    Translation: lt » appear
    Translation: li » appear
    Translation: hu » appear
    Translation: mg » appear
    Translation: ml » appear
    Translation: my » appear
    Translation: nl » appear
    Translation: ja » appear
    Translation: oc » appear
    Translation: pl » appear
    Translation: pt » appear
    Translation: ro » appear
    Translation: ru » appear
    Translation: sm » appear
    Category: simple:appear -
    Translation: su » appear
    Translation: fi » appear
    Translation: ta » appear
    Translation: te » appear
    Translation: th » appear
    Translation: tr » appear
    Translation: uk » appear
    Translation: vi » appear
    Translation: zh » appear