Definition of 'disappear'
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I'm going to disappear for a bit. Times, Sunday Times (2016)These rooms retain an intimacy that long ago disappeared from the palaces outside. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The engine note climbs as the car disappears from view. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Then the owner walked away and disappeared behind a building. Christianity Today (2000)So it was not surprising that small changes in the environment could make their effects disappear. The Runaway Brain: the Evolution of Human Uniqueness (1993)You have to expect that parts of your life are going to just disappear. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The light sensitivity they were suffering two weeks ago has almost disappeared. The Sun (2008)So why did steam cars disappear from our roads? Times, Sunday Times (2016)The lead bomber selected as the target of the attack dived steeply away and disappeared. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But this beneficial effect disappears just as rapidly when men divorce. The Sun (2010)This does not mean your difficulties are going to disappear instantly. Say Goodbye to Debt (1994)Four of his most prominent critics disappeared five years ago. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It was dark but we heard a roaring sound and then lights of the cars disappeared. Times, Sunday Times (2010)After pausing to roar at her rescuers she bounded away and disappeared. Times, Sunday Times (2008)That support is not going to disappear. Times, Sunday Times (2015)In an instant the oxygen in the car seemed to disappear. Times, Sunday Times (2012)No other car has the ability to make the daily stresses of driving disappear or simply become an irrelevance. The Sun (2008)They just disappeared without any explanation. Times, Sunday Times (2010)At three degrees the effect disappears. Times, Sunday Times (2010)People would appear and disappear, and become friends. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He disappeared without explanation, to much puzzlement. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The friends move away, the job disappears or becomes less satisfying, the loved spouse leaves or dies. Love, Medicine and Miracles (1990)
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Translations for 'disappear'
British English: disappear /ˌdɪsəˈpɪə/ VERB
If someone or something disappears, they go where they cannot be seen or found.
The plane disappeared off their radar.
- American English: disappear
- Arabic: يَخْتَفِي
- Brazilian Portuguese: desaparecer
- Chinese: 消失
- Croatian: nestati
- Czech: zmizet
- Danish: forsvinde
- Dutch: verdwijnen
- European Spanish: desaparecer
- Finnish: kadota
- French: disparaître
- German: verschwinden
- Greek: εξαφανίζομαι
- Italian: scomparire
- Japanese: 見えなくなる
- Korean: 사라지다
- Norwegian: forsvinne
- Polish: zniknąć
- European Portuguese: desaparecer
- Romanian: a dispărea
- Russian: исчезать
- Spanish: desaparecer
- Swedish: försvinna
- Thai: หายไป
- Turkish: gözden kaybolmak
- Ukrainian: зникати
- Vietnamese: biến mất
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