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Definition 1: come into sight or view - [verb of change]

Samples where appear or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He suddenly appeared at the wedding
  • A new star appeared on the horizon

(... is a kind of appear ) appear as though from hiding

"the new moon peeped through the tree tops"

(... is a kind of appear ) appear again

"The sores reappeared on her body" "Her husband reappeared after having left her years ago"

(... is a kind of appear ) become known or apparent

"Some nice results emerged from the study"

(... is a kind of appear ) penetrate

"The sun broke through the clouds" "The rescue team broke through the wall in the mine shaft"

(... is a kind of appear ) break out

"The tooth erupted and had to be extracted"

(... is a kind of appear ) pour or flow in a steady stream

"mist rolled in from the sea" "tourists rolled in from the neighboring countryside"

(... is a kind of appear ) be remembered

"His name comes to mind when you mention the strike"

(... is a kind of appear ) jump out from a hiding place and surprise (someone)

"The attackers leapt out from the bushes"

(... is a kind of appear ) emerge from the surface of a body of water

"The whales broke"

(... is a kind of appear ) be or become visible or noticeable

"His good upbringing really shows" "The dirty side will show"

(... is a kind of appear ) appear suddenly

"Spring popped up everywhere in the valley"

(... is a kind of appear ) appear at the surface

"A seam of coal bassets"

(... is a kind of appear ) come, usually in answer to an invitation or summons

"How many people turned out that evening?"

(... is a kind of appear ) appear on the skin

"A rash erupted on her arms after she had touched the exotic plant"

(... is a kind of appear ) reveal its presence or make an appearance

"the ghost manifests each year on the same day"

(... is a kind of appear ) be carried somewhere by water or as if by water

"The body washed up on the beach"

(... is a kind of appear ) be revealed or disclosed

"The truth finally came to light"

(... is a kind of appear ) appear or become visible; make a showing

"She turned up at the funeral" "I hope the list key is going to surface again"

(... is a kind of appear ) come out into view, as from concealment

"Suddenly, the proprietor emerged from his office"

(... is a kind of appear ) appear on the surface, come to the surface on the ground

"Big boulders outcropped"

(... is a kind of appear ) appear briefly

"The headlines flashed on the screen"

(... is a kind of appear ) emit a brief burst of light

"A shooting star flashed and was gone"

(... is a kind of appear ) appear suddenly or unexpectedly

"The farm popped into view as we turned the corner" "He suddenly popped up out of nowhere"

Definition 2: be issued or published - [verb of change]

Samples where appear or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Did your latest book appear yet?
  • The new Woody Allen film hasn't come out yet

Synonyms for appear in the sense of this definition

(appear is a kind of ...) come into being; become reality

"Her dream really materialized"

Definition 3: come into being or existence, or appear on the scene - [verb of change]

Samples where appear or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Then the computer came along and changed our lives
  • Homo sapiens appeared millions of years ago

Synonyms for appear in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of appear ) appear briefly

"A terrible thought gleamed in her mind"

(... is a kind of appear ) come on suddenly and intensely

"the disease fulminated"

(... is a kind of appear ) to be found to exist

"sexism occurs in many workplaces" "precious stones occur in a large area in Brazil"

Definition 4: appear as a character on stage or appear in a play, etc. - [verb of creation]

Samples where appear or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Gielgud appears briefly in this movie
  • She appeared in `Hamlet' on the London stage

(appear is a kind of ...) carry out or perform an action

"John did the painting, the weeding, and he cleaned out the gutters" "the skater executed a triple pirouette" "she did a little dance"

(appear belongs to category ...) the art of writing and producing plays

Definition 5: give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect - [verb of perception]

Samples where appear or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for appear in the sense of this definition

(appear is a kind of ...) have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

"John is rich" "This is not a good answer"

(... is a kind of appear ) appear to begin an activity

"He made to speak but said nothing in the end" "She made as if to say hello to us"

(... is a kind of appear ) come into view indistinctly, often threateningly

"Another air plane loomed into the sky"

(... is a kind of appear ) rise up

"The building rose before them"

(... is a kind of appear ) be highly noticeable

(... is a kind of appear ) be shiny, as if wet

"His eyes were glistening"

(... is a kind of appear ) have a complexion with a strong bright color, such as red or pink

"Her face glowed when she came out of the sauna"

(... is a kind of appear ) be perceived in a certain way; make a certain impression

(... is a kind of appear ) appear in a certain way

"This sounds interesting"

(... is a kind of appear ) be accepted as something or somebody in a false character or identity

"She passed off as a Russian agent"

(... is a kind of appear ) produce a certain impression

"It feels nice to be home again"

(... is a kind of appear ) give the appearance or impression of

"cut a nice figure"

(... is a kind of appear ) be felt or perceived in a certain way

"The ground feels shaky" "The sheets feel soft"

Definition 6: seem to be true, probable, or apparent - [verb of perception]

Samples where appear or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • It seems that he is very gifted
  • It appears that the weather in California is very bad

Synonyms for appear in the sense of this definition

(appear is a kind of ...) have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

"John is rich" "This is not a good answer"

(... is a kind of appear ) appear to one's own mind or opinion

"I seem to be misunderstood by everyone" "I can't seem to learn these Chinese characters"

Samples where appear or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

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