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disappear

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verb dis·ap·pear \ˌdis-ə-ˈpir\

Simple Definition of disappear

  • : to stop being visible : to pass out of sight

  • : to stop existing : to die or go away completely

  • : to become lost : to go to a place that is not known

Full Definition of disappear

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to pass from view

  3. 2 :  to cease to be :  pass out of existence or notice

  4. transitive verb
  5. :  to cause the disappearance of

dis·ap·pear·ance play \-ˈpir-ən(t)s\ noun

Examples of disappear

  1. The two men disappeared around the corner.

  2. The dinosaurs disappeared millions of years ago.

  3. These problems won't just disappear by themselves.

  4. He disappeared without a trace two years ago.

  5. The speaker suddenly disappeared just before the beginning of the ceremony.



15th Century

First Known Use of disappear

15th century



DISAPPEAR Defined for Kids

disappear

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verb dis·ap·pear \ˌdi-sə-ˈpir\

Definition of disappear

dis·ap·peareddis·ap·pear·ing

  1. 1 :  to stop being visible :  pass out of sight <The sun disappeared behind a cloud.>

  2. 2 :  to stop existing <Dinosaurs disappeared long ago.>





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