Synonyms for appearəˈpɪər
look, appear, seem(verb)
give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect
come into sight or view
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
seem to be true, probable, or apparent
appear, come along(verb)
come into being or existence, or appear on the scene
appear as a character on stage or appear in a play, etc.
present oneself formally, as before a (judicial) authority
appear(verb)To come or be in sight; to be in view; to become visible.
appear(verb)To come before the public.
appear(verb)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.
appear(verb)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.
appear(verb)To seem; to have a certain semblance; to look.
English Synonyms and Antonyms, by James Champlin Fernald
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.
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.
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