• Pronunciation of appear: AH0 P IH1 R (ə'pir)

  • Number of syllables of appear: 2

  • Pronunciation Video of appear

  • Definition of appear

    • (v): come into sight or view; "He suddenly appeared at the wedding"; "A new star appeared on the horizon"  
    • (v): come into being or existence, or appear on the scene; "Then the computer came along and changed our lives"; "Homo sapiens appeared millions of years ago"  
    • (v): be issued or published; "Did your latest book appear yet?"; "The new Woody Allen film hasn''t come out yet"  
    • (v): appear as a character on stage or appear in a play, etc.; "Gielgud appears briefly in this movie"; "She appeared in `Hamlet'' on the London stage"  
    • (v): give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect; "She seems to be sleeping"; "This appears to be a very difficult problem"; "This project looks fishy"; "They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time"  
    • (v): seem to be true, probable, or apparent; "It seems that he is very gifted"; "It appears that the weather in California is very bad"  
    • (v): present oneself formally, as before a (judicial) authority; "He had to appear in court last month"; "She appeared on several charges of theft"  
  • Examples of appear

    • Nanna and Thora appear, and they seem receptive to the men's entreaties.  
    • Pimples sometimes appear due to hormone imbalances.  
    • The two sides appear irreconcilable.  
    • Steel prices appear to be highly remunerative.  
    • Sylphs appear on fairy tales.  
    • Bubble perms appear modish.  
    • The petals often appear crumpled.  
    • All the references section appear to be unavailable.  
    • Things appear to be shipshape, now.  
    • He continued to appear infrequently.  

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