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appear

verb

1 appear

Give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect:
— This appears to be a very difficult problem.
— They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time.

synonyms: look, seem.

Roget 66: begin, start, commence; conceive, open, dawn, set in, take its rise, enter upon, enter; set out etc. (depart) ... show more

Roget 151: happen, occur; take place, take effect; come, become of; come off, comeabout, come round, come into existence, come forth, come to pass, come on; pass, ... show more

Roget 448: appear; be visible, become visible etc. 446; seem, look, show; present the appearance of, wear the appearance of, carry the appearance of, have the appearance of, bear the appearance of, exhibit the appearance of, ... show more

Roget 525: make manifest, render manifest etc. adj.; bring forth, bring forward, bring to the front, bring into view; give notice; express; represent, set forth, exhibit; show, ... show more

Dutch: voorkomen, schijnen, dunken, lijken, eruitzien, ogen, tonen, zien



2 appear

Come into sight or view.

Dutch: optreden, haar opwachting maken, zijn opwachting maken, tevoorschijn komen, komen, opdoemen, verschijnen, vertonen

3 appear

Be issued or published:
— Did your latest book appear yet?.

synonym: come out.

Roget 446: be become visible etc. adj.; appear, open to the view; meet the eye, catch the eye; basset; present itself, show manifest itself, produce itself, discover itself, reveal itself, expose itself, ... show more

Dutch: uitkomen

4 appear

Seem to be true, probable, or apparent:
— It appears that the weather in California is very bad.

synonym: seem.

Dutch: aandoen, lijken, schijnen, toelijken, toeschijnen, voorkomen

5 appear

Come into being or existence, or appear on the scene:
— Homo sapiens appeared millions of years ago.

synonym: come along.

6 appear

Appear as a character on stage or appear in a play, etc..

Dutch: gaan

7 appear

Present oneself formally, as before a (judicial) authority.

Dutch: voorkomen


Moby thesaurus: act, act as foil, appear like, approach, arise, arrive, assister, attend, barnstorm, be at, be evident, be noticeable, be present at, be revealed, be seen, be visible, become known, become manifest, become visible, break forth ... show more.

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