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

A word carries far, very far, deals destruction through time as the bullets go flying through space.
Joseph Conrad