Definition of put in an appearance
- I won't be able to stay at the party long, but I'll at least try to put in an appearance.
: to place in a specified position or relationship : lay
: to move in a specified direction
: to send (something, such as a weapon or missile) into or through something : thrust
: a throw made with an overhand pushing motion
: an option to sell a specified amount of a security (such as a stock) or commodity (such as wheat) at a fixed price at or within a specified time — compare call 3d
: being in place : fixed, set
: external show : semblance
: outward aspect : look
: outward indication
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