Definition of disappear
1 : to pass from view The moon disappeared behind a cloud.
2 : to cease to be : pass out of existence or notice dinosaurs disappeared from the earth My keys seem to have disappeared again.
: to cause the disappearance of
disappearanceplay \-ˈpir-ən(t)s\ noun
Examples of disappear in a sentence
The two men disappeared around the corner.
The dinosaurs disappeared millions of years ago.
These problems won't just disappear by themselves.
He disappeared without a trace two years ago.
The speaker suddenly disappeared just before the beginning of the ceremony.
First Known Use of disappear
DISAPPEAR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of disappear for English Language Learners
: 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
DISAPPEAR Defined for Kids
Definition of disappear for Students
1 : to stop being visible : pass out of sight The sun disappeared behind a cloud.
2 : to stop existing Dinosaurs disappeared long ago.
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