Synonyms and Antonyms of appear

  1. 1 to come into view a police car appeared just as I ran a red light Synonyms come out, materialize, show, show up, turn up, unfold Related Words reappear, resurface; bulk, loom; arrive, come; dawn, debut; arise, blossom, bob (up), break, break out, crop (up), emerge, erupt, issue, outcrop, rise, shoot (up), spring (up), surface; happen, occur; reappear, rematerialize Near Antonyms depart, leave, retire, withdraw Antonyms clear, disappear, dissolve, evanesce, evaporate, fade, go (away), melt (away), vanish

  2. 2 to give the impression of being it appears that he doesn't hear you Synonyms act, seem, come across (as), come off (as), feel, look, make, soundRelated Words dissemble, pretend; recall, resemble, suggest; hint, imply, insinuate

  3. 3 to come into existence the benefits of the exercise program should appear almost immediately Synonyms actualize, begin, arise, break, commence, dawn, engender, form, materialize, originate, set in, spring, startRelated Words be, breathe, exist, live, subsist; arrive, come on, emerge; coalesce, cohere, shape (up); continue, endure, last, persist, surviveNear Antonyms conclude, desist, discontinue, finish, halt, quit, terminate; disappear, dissolve, evaporate, vanish; depart, die, expire, pass away, perishAntonyms cease, end, stop

  4. 4 to get to a destination a friend who daily manages to appear at our door just as dinner is being served Synonyms come, arrive, get in, get through, land, show up, turn upRelated Words fetch, hit, make, reach; pull in, touch down; debark, disembark; barge (in), blow in, breeze (in), burst (in or into), waltz (in); check in, clock (in)Near Antonyms check out, clock (out); flee, vamooseAntonyms go, leave

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