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Definition of Appear

Appear

  1. To come or be in sight; to be in view; to become visible.
  2. To come before the public; as, a great writer appeared at that time.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. To seem; to have a certain semblance; to look.
  6. Appearance.

Appear Quotations

Old friends pass away, new friends appear. It is just like the days. An old day passes, a new day arrives. The important thing is to make it meaningful: a meaningful friend - or a meaningful day.
Dalai Lama

I do not know what I may appear to the world, but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the seashore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.
Isaac Newton

Shadow is the obstruction of light. Shadows appear to me to be of supreme importance in perspective, because, without them opaque and solid bodies will be ill defined; that which is contained within their outlines and their boundaries themselves will be ill-understood unless they are shown against a background of a different tone from themselves.
Leonardo da Vinci

Our real blessings often appear to us in the shape of pains, losses and disappointments; but let us have patience and we soon shall see them in their proper figures.
Joseph Addison

If the doors of perception were cleansed everything would appear to man as it is, infinite.
William Blake
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Appear Translations

appear in Afrikaans is verskyn, lyk, skyn
appear in Danish is se ud
appear in Dutch is opdraven, opdagen
appear in German is erscheinen, auftreten, erscheint, erscheinen
appear in Italian is apparire, venni, esibirsi
appear in Latin is prodeo, orior oriri ortus, orior, appareo, videor
appear in Norwegian is vise seg, opptre

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