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Synonyms for appear
əˈpɪər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. look, appear, seem(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"

    Synonyms:
    count, await, come out, search, seem, front, reckon, look, depend, bet, attend, take care, come along, expect, face, wait, calculate, see

    Antonyms:
    vanish, disappear, go away

  2. appear(verb)

    come into sight or view

    "He suddenly appeared at the wedding"; "A new star appeared on the horizon"

    Synonyms:
    come along, seem, come out, look

    Antonyms:
    vanish, disappear, go away

  3. appear, come out(verb)

    be issued or published

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

    Synonyms:
    start, seem, bulge out, come forward, step up, come along, fall out, break through, out, go forth, come on, come out of the closet, bulge, surface, come in, step forward, step to the fore, pop out, place, egress, bug out, come to the fore, push through, erupt, turn out, emerge, show up, turn up, pop, issue, protrude, come out, come forth, look

    Antonyms:
    vanish, go away, disappear

  4. appear, seem(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"

    Synonyms:
    come along, seem, come out, look

    Antonyms:
    vanish, disappear, go away

  5. appear, come along(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"

    Synonyms:
    progress, shape up, advance, look, get along, seem, come out, come on, get on, come along

    Antonyms:
    vanish, disappear, go away

  6. 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"

    Synonyms:
    come along, seem, come out, look

    Antonyms:
    disappear, go away, vanish

  7. 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"

    Synonyms:
    come along, seem, come out, look

    Antonyms:
    disappear, vanish, go away

Wiktionary

  1. appear(verb)

    To come or be in sight; to be in view; to become visible.

    Antonyms:
    disappear, vanish

  2. appear(verb)

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

    He appeared quite happy with the result.

    Synonyms:
    look

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. appear

    Appear and look refer to what manifests itself to the senses; to a semblance or probability presented directly to the mind. Seem applies to what is manifest to the mind on reflection. It suddenly appears to me that there is smoke in the distance; as I watch, it looks like a fire; from my knowledge of the locality and observation of particulars, it seems to me a farmhouse must be burning.

    Synonyms:
    have the appearance, have the semblance, look, seem

    Antonyms:
    be, be certain, be real, be the fact, be true, exist

    Preposition:
    Appear at the front; among the first; on or upon the surface; to the eye; in evidence, in print; from reports; near the harbor; before the public; in appropriate dress; with the insignia of his rank; above the clouds; below the surface; under the lee; over the sea; through the mist; appear for, in behalf of, or against one in court.

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. appear(v)

    Synonyms:
    emerge, seem, look, loom, resemble

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "appear":

    seem, appears, arise, emerge, figure, display, occur, show

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How to use appear in a sentence?

  1. Jussi Pylkkanen:

    It has become clear that the many new global collectors chasing masterpieces have been waiting for an iconic Picasso to appear on the market, none is more iconic than 'Les femmes d'Alger.'.

  2. John Von Neumann (ca. 1949):

    It would appear that we have reached the limits of what it is possible to achieve with computer technology, although one should be careful with such statements, as they tend to sound pretty silly in 5 years.

  3. Rebecca Morton:

    I was particularly upset by the use of the phrase ‘showing flesh’ by two individual university officials as an explanation for why I was not allowed in, fortunately that phrase doesn’t appear in the dress code, but it and similar phrases have on several occasions that I know of, been offered as the reason for barring entry to female students.

  4. Zak Shaikh:

    If COVID is causing most movie theaters to remain closed, charging via Disney + would appear the best way to connect to their audience and make more revenue right now.

  5. Rice Hartigan:

    Alignments between these two planets are rather rare, occurring once every 20 years or so, but this conjunction is exceptionally rare because of how close the planets will appear to one another, youd have to go all the way back to just before dawn on March 4, 1226, to see a closer alignment between these objects visible in the night sky.

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Translations for appear

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  • ظهر, بدا, يبدوArabic
  • з’явіцца, з’яўляццаBelarusian
  • явявам се, появявам се, показвам сеBulgarian
  • aparèixer, sortir, semblarCatalan, Valencian
  • objevit, vypadatCzech
  • ymddangosWelsh
  • aussehen, erscheinen, einleuchten, auftreten, auftauchenGerman
  • dzeEwe
  • εμφανίζομαι, φαίνομαιGreek
  • aperi, aspektiEsperanto
  • parecer, aparecer, comparecerSpanish
  • به نظر می رسدPersian
  • näyttää, ilmestyäFinnish
  • paraître, apparaître, semblerFrench
  • coimhead, nochdScottish Gaelic
  • הופיע, נראהHebrew
  • दिखनाHindi
  • sanbleHaitian Creole
  • látszik, megjelenik, tűnik, feltűnikHungarian
  • apparerInterlingua
  • munculIndonesian
  • aparar, aspektarIdo
  • birtast, birtaIcelandic
  • apparireItalian
  • ように見える, 思われる, 現れる, らしい, そうJapanese
  • compareo, prodeo, provenio, simulo, coorior, similo, orior, videor, appareo, pareo, prodioLatin
  • ປະກົດLao
  • whakaaranga, tahakua, pokeMāori
  • verschijnen, haar opwachting maken, optreden, blijken, lijken, zijn opwachting makenDutch
  • pojawić się, zdawać się, pojawiać się, zjawiać się, zjawić sięPolish
  • semelhar, surgir, comparecer, aparecer, parecer, aparentarPortuguese
  • apărea, părea, da impresiaRomanian
  • предстать, появляться, видеться, появиться, являться, показаться, казаться, привидеться, явиться, представатьRussian
  • pojaviti, ukazati, doći, nastupiti, istupitiSerbo-Croatian
  • objaviťSlovak
  • framträda, se ut, komma i ljuset, komma i dagen, dyka uppSwedish
  • з'являтися, з'явитисяUkrainian
  • دکھایاUrdu

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