HyperDic: appear

English > 7 senses of the word appear:
VERBperceptionappear, look, seemgive a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect
changeappearcome into sight or view
changeappear, come outbe issued or published
perceptionappear, seemseem to be true, probable, or apparent
changeappear, come alongcome into being or existence, or appear on the scene
creationappearappear as a character on stage or appear in a play, etc.
socialappearpresent oneself formally, as before a (judicial) authority
appear > pronunciation
Soundsahpih'r
Rhymesacyclovir ... zaire / Zaire: 93 rhymes with ihr...
English > appear: 7 senses > verb 1, perception
MeaningGive a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect.
PatternSomething ----s Adjective/Noun; Somebody ----s Adjective; Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE
ModelThey appear to move
Examples
  • "This appears to be a very difficult problem"
  • "They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time"
Synonymslook, seem
Narrowercome acrossBe perceived in a certain way
cutGive the appearance or impression of
feelproduce a certain impression
feelBe felt or perceived in a certain way
glitter, glisten, glint, gleam, shineBe shiny, as if wet
glow, beam, radiate, shineHave a complexion with a strong bright color, such as red or pink
leap out, jump out, jump, stand out, stick outBe highly noticeable / noticeable
loomCome into view indistinctly, often threateningly
makeAppear to begin an activity
pass offBe accepted as something or somebody in a false character or identity
rise, lift, rearRise up
soundAppear in a certain way
BroaderbeHave the quality of being
Spanishaflorar, aparentar, mirar, parecer
Catalanaflorar, mirar, parèixer, semblar
Nounsappearancea mental representation
English > appear: 7 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningCome into sight or view.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
ModelThe moon will soon appear
Examples
  • "He suddenly appeared at the wedding"
  • "A new star appeared on the horizon"
Caused byproduce, bring on, bring outBring onto the market or release
projectProject on a screen
Narrowerbasset, crop outAppear at the surface
breakemerge from the surface of a body of water
break through, come throughpenetrate
come on, come out, turn up, surface, show upAppear or become visible
come to light, come to handBe revealed or disclosed
come to mind, spring to mindBe remembered
crop up, pop up, popAppear suddenly or unexpectedly / unexpectedly
emergeCome out into view, as from concealment
emergeBecome known or apparent
erupt, come out, break through, push throughbreak out
eruptAppear on the skin
flashAppear briefly
flashemit a brief burst of light
leap out, rush out, sally out, burst forthjump out from a hiding place and surprise (someone)
manifestReveal its presence or make an appearance
outcropAppear on the surface, come to the surface on the ground
peepAppear as though from hiding
pop out, burst outAppear suddenly
reappear, re-emergeAppear again
roll inpour or flow in a steady stream
show, show upBe or become visible or noticeable / noticeable
turn outCome, usually in answer to an invitation or summons
wash upBe carried somewhere by water or as if by water
Oppositedisappear, vanish, go awayGet lost, as without warning or explanation
Spanishaflorar, aparecer, asomar, comparecer, parecer
Catalanaflorar, aparèixer, apuntar, comparèixer, sortir
Adjectivesapparentclearly / clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment
Nounsapparitionan act of appearing or becoming visible unexpectedly / unexpectedly
appearanceoutward or visible aspect of a person or thing
appearancethe event of coming into sight
English > appear: 7 senses > verb 3, change
MeaningBe issued or published.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Example"Did your latest book appear yet?"
Synonymcome out
Broaderhappen, materialize, materialisecome into being
Spanishaflorar, aparecer, estrenarse, salir
Catalanaflorar, aparèixer, estrenar-se, sortir
English > appear: 7 senses > verb 4, perception
Meaningseem to be true, probable, or apparent.
PatternIt ----s that CLAUSE
Example "It appears that the weather in California is very bad"
Synonymseem
NarrowerseemAppear to one's own mind or opinion
BroaderbeHave the quality of being
Spanishparecer
Catalansemblar
Adjectivesapparentclearly / clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment
apparentappearing as such but not necessarily so
English > appear: 7 senses > verb 5, change
Meaningcome into being or existence, or appear on the scene.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Example "Homo sapiens appeared millions of years ago"
Synonymcome along
Narrowerfulminatecome on suddenly and intensely
gleamAppear briefly
occurTo be found to exist
Oppositevanish, disappearCease to exist
Spanishaparecer
Catalanaparèixer
Nounsapparitionan act of appearing or becoming visible unexpectedly / unexpectedly
English > appear: 7 senses > verb 6, creation
MeaningAppear as a character on stage or appear in a play, etc..
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Examples
  • "Gielgud appears briefly in this movie"
  • "She appeared in 'Hamlet' on the London stage"
Categorydramaturgy, dramatic art, dramatics, theater, theatreThe art of writing and producing plays
Broaderperform, execute, docarry out or perform an action
Spanishaparecer
Nounsappearancethe act of appearing in public view
English > appear: 7 senses > verb 7, social
MeaningPresent oneself formally, as before a (judicial) authority.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP
Examples
  • "He had to appear in court last month"
  • "She appeared on several charges of theft"
Spanishpersonarse
Catalanpersonar-se
Nounsappearanceformal attendance (in court or at a hearing / hearing) of a party in an action

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