Definition of give every appearance of
- The playground gives every appearance of being a safe place for children, but a tragic accident occurred there recently.
: to make a present of
: to grant or bestow by formal action
: to accord or yield to another
: capacity or tendency to yield to force or strain : flexibility
: the ability of a material to bend or stretch
: being each individual or part of a group without exception
: being each in a series or succession
: being all taken severally
: external show : semblance
: outward aspect : look
: outward indication
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