have the appearance

Definition of have the appearance

:to seem to be (something) according to appearance yet not necessarily so in reality
  • The furniture has the appearance of being made by hand.

Word by Word Definitions

appearance play
  1. : external show : semblance

  2. : outward aspect : look

  3. : outward indication


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up have the appearance? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

a ram's-horn trumpet used in Judaism

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!