give every appearance of

Definition of give every appearance of

  1. :  to seem to have a quality or characteristic because of appearance :  seem to be The playground gives every appearance of being a safe place for children, but a tragic accident occurred there recently.

Word by Word Definitions

giveplay
  1. :  to make a present of

    :  to grant or bestow by formal action

    :  to accord or yield to another

  1. :  capacity or tendency to yield to force or strain :  flexibility

    :  the ability of a material to bend or stretch

everyplay
  1. :  being each individual or part of a group without exception

    :  being each in a series or succession

    :  being all taken severally

appearanceplay
  1. :  external show :  semblance

    :  outward aspect :  look

    :  outward indication


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