Appear

Definition of Appear

Ap`pear´
v. i.1.To come or be in sight; to be in view; to become visible.
[imp. & p. p. Appeared ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Appearing.]
And God . . . said, Let . . . the dry land appear.
- Gen. i. 9.
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.
We must all appear before the judgment seat.
- Cor. v. 10.
One ruffian escaped because no prosecutor dared to appear.
- Macaulay.
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.
It doth not yet appear what we shall be.
- 1 John iii. 2.
Of their vain contest appeared no end.
- Milton.
5.To seem; to have a certain semblance; to look.
They disfigure their faces, that they may appear unto men to fast.
- Matt. vi. 16.
n.1.Appearance.

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