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Synonyms of appear in English:


  • 1 a cloud of dust appeared on the horizon
    become visible, come into view, come into sight, materialize, take shape
    informal pop up, bob up
    [Antonyms] disappear, vanish
  • 2 by now, fundamental differences between them were beginning to appear
    be revealed, be seen, emerge, manifest itself, become apparent, become evident, surface, come to light, arise, crop up, occur, develop, enter into the picture
  • 3 informal by ten o'clock Bill still hadn't appeared
  • 4 he and Charlotte appeared to be completely devoted
    seem, look, give the impression of being, have the appearance/air of being, come across as being, look as though one is, look to be, strike someone as
  • 5 the paperback edition didn't appear for another two years
    become available, come on the market, go on sale, come out, be published, be produced;
    come into existence
  • 6 he appeared on Broadway O'Hara appeared as Captain Hook
    perform, play, act;
    take the role of, take the part of
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