Definition of 'appear'
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Last month he appeared to dismiss the possibility of its return. Times, Sunday Times (2017) Early results appear to show staggering progress on inherited conditions such as liver disease and muscular dystrophy. Times, Sunday Times (2017)They were remanded in custody to appear before crown court judges next week. The Sun (2016)Her last column will appear this month although she will continue to contribute to a podcast. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But last September she appeared to be struggling with online bullying. The Sun (2017)Much of his surgical apparatus appeared to come from Homebase. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The first tanks appeared at the beginning of June. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The first catkins could appear in early December. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It said that a smoking ban imposed last May appeared to have led to an increase in illegal alcohol production. Times, Sunday Times (2017)On the face of it, the move appeared to be a disaster for May. Times, Sunday Times (2017)They seem very good at not appearing anxious. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He will appear in court this morning. The Sun (2013)The move appears to confirm the suspicions of industry insiders that the job was too big. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They were bailed to appear next month at crown court. The Sun (2011)The barren stems appear in early summer after the fertile ones. Secrets of the Soil (1990)The airport consultative committee equally appears little interested in noise. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The hackers sent emails to bank employees that appeared to come from a colleague. Times, Sunday Times (2015)At this stage it would appear all the packages have been sent by the same person. The Sun (2007)He was interested in others generally and anxious not to appear detached from the rest of society. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He will appear in court again next month. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The first major test of the new devolved system appeared within three months. Sharing the Success - the story of NFC (1990) Early neglect appears to affect behaviour most. Times, Sunday Times (2006)An invitation to appear before the committee again looks likely. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But the sense of being part of a shared social project appeared to come easily. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Four men suspected of the murder appeared in court yesterday. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The male contribution to subsistence through hunting also appears to give men an opportunity for control over women. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)We are also rather anxious not to appear to be approaching individuals of one party rather than another. Thinking the Unthinkable (1994)She set up her own advisory firm last year and appears to be enjoying life a little more now. Times, Sunday Times (2010)And he appears to have given up on the notion that anyone might be interested in what he has to say. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The diva appeared on stage lying on a heart-shaped bed with satin sheets. The Sun (2009)In the beginning it appears that he really wanted to win her affection, her trust, her love. Christianity Today (2000)
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Translations for 'appear'
British English: appear /əˈpɪə/ VERB
If something appears to be the way you describe it, it seems that way.
The boy appeared to be asleep.
- American English: appear
- Arabic: يَظْهَرُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: parecer
- Chinese: 看来
- Croatian: činiti se
- Czech: jevit se
- Danish: forekomme
- Dutch: lijken
- European Spanish: parecer
- Finnish: ilmestyä
- French: paraître
- German: scheinen
- Greek: εμφανίζομαι
- Italian: sembrare
- Japanese: 現れる
- Korean: 나타나다
- Norwegian: synes å være / virke som
- Polish: pojawić się
- European Portuguese: parecer
- Romanian: a părea
- Russian: казаться
- Spanish: aparecer
- Swedish: uppträda
- Thai: ดูเหมือนว่า
- Turkish: görünmek
- Ukrainian: з'являтися
- Vietnamese: trông có vẻ
Definition of appear from the Collins English Dictionary
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