Associations to the word «Appearing»


APPEAR, verb. (intransitive) To come or be in sight; to be in view; to become visible.
APPEAR, verb. (intransitive) To come before the public.
APPEAR, verb. (intransitive) 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.
APPEAR, verb. (intransitive) 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.
APPEAR, verb. (intransitive) (copulative) To seem; to have a certain semblance; to look.

Dictionary definition

APPEAR, verb. 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".
APPEAR, verb. Come into sight or view; "He suddenly appeared at the wedding"; "A new star appeared on the horizon".
APPEAR, verb. Be issued or published; "Did your latest book appear yet?"; "The new Woody Allen film hasn't come out yet".
APPEAR, verb. Seem to be true, probable, or apparent; "It seems that he is very gifted"; "It appears that the weather in California is very bad".
APPEAR, verb. 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".
APPEAR, verb. 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".
APPEAR, verb. Present oneself formally, as before a (judicial) authority; "He had to appear in court last month"; "She appeared on several charges of theft".

Wise words

Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed. Always aim at purifying your thoughts and everything will be well.
Mohandas Gandhi