Synonyms for appearəˈpɪər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. look, appear, seem(verb)

    give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect

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

    vanish, disappear, go away

  2. appear(verb)

    come into sight or view

    come along, seem, come out, look

    vanish, disappear, go away

  3. appear, come out(verb)

    be issued or published

    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, appear, protrude, come out, come forth, look

    vanish, go away, disappear

  4. appear, seem(verb)

    seem to be true, probable, or apparent

    come along, seem, come out, appear, look

    vanish, disappear, go away

  5. appear, come along(verb)

    come into being or existence, or appear on the scene

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

    vanish, disappear, go away

  6. appear(verb)

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

    come along, seem, come out, look

    disappear, go away, vanish

  7. appear(verb)

    present oneself formally, as before a (judicial) authority

    come along, seem, come out, look

    disappear, vanish, go away


  1. appear(verb)

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

    disappear, vanish

  2. appear(verb)

    To seem; to have a certain semblance; to 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.

    have the appearance, have the semblance, look, seem

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

    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.)

    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.)

    open, dawn, break

  3. appear(v. n.)

    arise, occur, offer

  4. appear(v. n.)

    stand in judgment, be present to answer

  5. appear(v. n.)

    be manifest, be obvious, be open, be known

  6. appear(v. n.)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

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

Translations for appear

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • 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
  • 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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