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appear

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of appear

  1. 1 to come into view <a police car appeared just as I ran a red light> Synonyms come out, materialize, show, show up, turn up, unfold Related Words reappear, resurface; bulk, loom; arrive, come; dawn, debut; arise, blossom, bob (up), break, break out, crop (up), emerge, erupt, issue, outcrop, rise, shoot (up), spring (up), surface; happen, occur; reappear, rematerialize Near Antonyms depart, leave, retire, withdraw Antonyms clear, disappear, dissolve, evanesce, evaporate, fade, go (away), melt (away), vanish

  2. 2 to give the impression of being <it appears that he doesn't hear you> Synonyms act, seem, come across (as), come off (as), feel, look, make, soundRelated Words dissemble, pretend; recall, resemble, suggest; hint, imply, insinuate

  3. 3 to come into existence <the benefits of the exercise program should appear almost immediately> Synonyms actualize, begin, arise, break, commence, dawn, engender, form, materialize, originate, set in, spring, startRelated Words be, breathe, exist, live, subsist; arrive, come on, emerge; coalesce, cohere, shape (up); continue, endure, last, persist, surviveNear Antonyms conclude, desist, discontinue, finish, halt, quit, terminate; disappear, dissolve, evaporate, vanish; depart, die, expire, pass away, perishAntonyms cease, end, stop

  4. 4 to get to a destination <a friend who daily manages to appear at our door just as dinner is being served> Synonyms come, arrive, get in, get through, land, show up, turn upRelated Words fetch, hit, make, reach; pull in, touch down; debark, disembark; barge (in), blow in, breeze (in), burst (in or into), waltz (in); check in, clock (in)Near Antonyms check out, clock (out); flee, vamooseAntonyms go, leave




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