appear appear  /ə ˈpɪr/


  1. (v) give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect
  2. (v) come into sight or view
  3. (v) be issued or published
  4. (v) seem to be true, probable, or apparent
  5. (v) come into being or existence, or appear on the scene
  6. (v) appear as a character on stage or appear in a play, etc.
  7. (v) present oneself formally, as before a (judicial) authority



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  1. Instead, Einstein started from the postulate that the laws of science should appear the same to all freely moving observers.
  2. Both parties appear to consent.
  3. Not wanting to appear soft on crime, President Ronald Reagan would only pardon Steinbrenner if the Yankees' owner admitted to the crime.


  1. Connellsville man's bid to appear on ballot falls short

    Only one name will appear on the Republican ballot in the Connellsville city council race in the Nov
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Uniontown Herald Standard

  2. Two local police agencies will not appear on reality show

    Two South Sound police agencies will not appear on the reality show "Cops" next season, but for different reasons. The Lakewood City Council said "No" when producers approached them. City council member Helen McGovern-Pilant calls the show "exploitation." Back when Lakewood contracted with Pierce County for police services, the community showed up so much on "Cops", McGovern-Pilant says she ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: KIRO 7 Seattle-Tacoma

  3. Bernanke to Appear on Capitol Hill July 17-18

    Bernanke to Appear on Capitol Hill July 17-18
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Nasdaq


  1. "Inflation pressures appear to have abated somewhat," Bernanke said in his prepared testimony, before adding that the "monthly data are noisy, however, and it will consequently be some time before we can be confident that underlying inflation...
    on Feb 14, 2007 By: Ben Bernanke Source:

  2. "After considerable outreach to Golden Globe actor nominees and their representatives over the past several weeks, there appears to be unanimous agreement that these actors will not cross WGA [Writers Guild of America] picket lines to appear at the...
    on Jan 5, 2008 By: Alan Rosenberg Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  3. "There are some circumstances where current law would appear clearly to prohibit the use of waterboarding. Other circumstances would present a far closer question," Mukasey said.
    on Jan 29, 2008 By: Michael Mukasey Source: CNN International

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