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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.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. appear(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    emerge, be in sight, come in sight, be visible, come into view, HEAVE IN SIGHT, open to the view, present itself, crop out, show itself, turn up, come upon the stage, see the light

  2. appear(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    open, dawn, break

  3. appear(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    arise, occur, offer

  4. appear(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    stand in judgment, be present to answer

  5. appear(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    be manifest, be obvious, be open, be known

  6. appear(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    seem, look, show, wear the appearance, present the appearance, have the appearance, strike one as being

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. appear(v)

    Synonyms:
    emerge, seem, look, loom, resemble

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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

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How to use appear in a sentence?

  1. Craig Mitnick:

    Adversity may initially appear as the enemy, however somewhere along it's journey it will reappear in the form of a friend, bringing about positive personal change.

  2. The Justice Department report:

    The woman, who experienced financial difficulties and periods of homelessness over several years, was charged with seven Failure to Appear offenses for missing court dates or fine payments on her parking tickets between 2007 and 2010.

  3. William Zhou:

    If surveillance cameras are placed in public places, there's no problem -- they can monitor and deter unlawful acts. But they shouldn't appear in our private spaces, i can't bear the thought that our everyday lives are completely exposed to the government's scrutiny.

  4. California Civil Code, "Maxims of Jurisprudence":

    #3530. That which does not appear to exist is to be regarded as if it did not exist.

  5. Wayne Dyer:

    Present-moment living, getting in touch with your now, is at the heart of effective living. When you think about it, there really is no other moment you can live. Now is all there is, and the future is just another present moment to live when it arrives. One thing is certain, you cannot live it until it does appear.


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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