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When I was deputy chairman I could travel from Glasgow to Edinburgh without leaving Tory land. In a two-week period I covered every constituency in which we had an MP. There were 14. Now we have only one. We appear to have given up.
Jeffrey Archer

Meaning of "appear" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD APPEAR

From Old French aparoir, from Latin appārēre to become visible, attend upon, from pārēre to appear.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF APPEAR

appear  [əˈpɪə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF APPEAR

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Appear is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb appear in English.

WHAT DOES APPEAR MEAN IN ENGLISH?

appear

Appear

Appear Networks Systems AB is a Swedish provider of enterprise mobility solutions. The main product, Appear IQ, is a cloud based enterprise mobility platform which offers a mobile development platform and a hosted operational environment. The development SDK enables cross-platform and device agnostic app development. A back end integration SDK to enable apps to integrate with enterprise software is also included. Appear products are offered as cloud-based services however can also be provided as a traditional on-site installation depending for larger customers.

Definition of appear in the English dictionary

The first definition of appear in the dictionary is to come into sight or view. Other definition of appear is to seem or look. Appear is also to be plain or clear, as after further evidence, etc.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO APPEAR

PRESENT

Present
I appear
you appear
he/she/it appears
we appear
you appear
they appear
Present continuous
I am appearing
you are appearing
he/she/it is appearing
we are appearing
you are appearing
they are appearing
Present perfect
I have appeared
you have appeared
he/she/it has appeared
we have appeared
you have appeared
they have appeared
Present perfect continuous
I have been appearing
you have been appearing
he/she/it has been appearing
we have been appearing
you have been appearing
they have been appearing
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I appeared
you appeared
he/she/it appeared
we appeared
you appeared
they appeared
Past continuous
I was appearing
you were appearing
he/she/it was appearing
we were appearing
you were appearing
they were appearing
Past perfect
I had appeared
you had appeared
he/she/it had appeared
we had appeared
you had appeared
they had appeared
Past perfect continuous
I had been appearing
you had been appearing
he/she/it had been appearing
we had been appearing
you had been appearing
they had been appearing
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will appear
you will appear
he/she/it will appear
we will appear
you will appear
they will appear
Future continuous
I will be appearing
you will be appearing
he/she/it will be appearing
we will be appearing
you will be appearing
they will be appearing
Future perfect
I will have appeared
you will have appeared
he/she/it will have appeared
we will have appeared
you will have appeared
they will have appeared
Future perfect continuous
I will have been appearing
you will have been appearing
he/she/it will have been appearing
we will have been appearing
you will have been appearing
they will have been appearing
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would appear
you would appear
he/she/it would appear
we would appear
you would appear
they would appear
Conditional continuous
I would be appearing
you would be appearing
he/she/it would be appearing
we would be appearing
you would be appearing
they would be appearing
Conditional perfect
I would have appear
you would have appear
he/she/it would have appear
we would have appear
you would have appear
they would have appear
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been appearing
you would have been appearing
he/she/it would have been appearing
we would have been appearing
you would have been appearing
they would have been appearing
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you appear
we let´s appear
you appear
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to appear
Past participle
appeared
Present Participle
appearing
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH APPEAR


Apia
æˈpɪə
coappear
ˌkəʊəˈpɪə
compear
kəmˈpɪə
copier
ˈkɒpɪə
disappear
ˌdɪsəˈpɪə
Ethiopia
ˌiːθɪˈəʊpɪə
happier
ˈhæpɪə
Olympia
əˈlɪmpɪə
outpeer
ˌaʊtˈpɪə
overpeer
ˌəʊvəˈpɪə
peer
pɪə
pier
pɪə
Pierre
pɪə
reappear
ˌriːəˈpɪə
Sapir
səˈpɪə
sepia
ˈsiːpɪə
Shakespeare
ˈʃeɪkspɪə
sopapilla
ˌsəʊpəˈpɪə
spear
spɪə
Utopia
juːˈtəʊpɪə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE APPEAR

appeachment
appeal
Appeal Court
appeal fund
appealable
appealer
appealing
appealingly
appealingness
appeals tribunal
appearance
appearance fee
appearance money
appearer
appeasable
appease
appeasement
appeaser
appeasingly
appel

WORDS THAT END LIKE APPEAR

alligator pear
anchovy pear
Asian pear
Bartlett pear
Conference pear
gum digger´s spear
pear
prickly pear
upspear
wild pear
Williams pear

Synonyms and antonyms of appear in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «APPEAR»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «appear» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of appear

Translation of «appear» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF APPEAR

Find out the translation of appear to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of appear from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «appear» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

看来
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

parecer
570 millions of speakers

English

appear
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

प्रकट
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يَظْهَرُ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

казаться
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

parecer
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

প্রদর্শিত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

paraître
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Muncul
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

scheinen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

現れる
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

나타나다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Katon
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

trông có vẻ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தோன்றும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

दिसेल
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

görünmek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sembrare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pojawić się
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

з´являтися
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

a părea
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

εμφανίζομαι
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

verskyn
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

uppträda
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

synes å være / virke som
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of appear

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «APPEAR»

The term «appear» is very widely used and occupies the 3.047 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «APPEAR» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «appear» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «appear» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about appear

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10 QUOTES WITH «APPEAR»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word appear.
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Eric Alterman
Liberals do not appear to address potential solutions with anything like the far right's aura of God-given self-confidence.
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Kevin J. Anderson
Telling your story out loud is the way human beings communicate. We don't normally think up words, translate how to spell them and then move our fingers up and down over this randomly arranged set of keys to make the same letters appear on a screen.
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Wes Anderson
My experience with casting children is that... the whole movie is going to rest on their shoulders, so you have to set aside time and wait for the perfect people to appear.
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Jeffrey Archer
When I was deputy chairman I could travel from Glasgow to Edinburgh without leaving Tory land. In a two-week period I covered every constituency in which we had an MP. There were 14. Now we have only one. We appear to have given up.
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John James Audubon
The worse my drawings were, the more beautiful did the originals appear.
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Irving Babbitt
Act strenuously, would appear to be our faith, and right thinking will take care of itself.
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Tom Barrett
With the increased cost of gasoline, it doesn't appear that we're going to see a slowing of interest in mass transit. I think it's going to continue to grow.
8
Arthur Bloch
A failure will not appear until a unit has passed final inspection.
9
Thomas Bulfinch
It was not till toward the end of the thirteenth century that the prose romances began to appear.
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John Burroughs
Leap, and the net will appear.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «APPEAR»

Discover the use of appear in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to appear and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Jump and the Net Will Appear: Discovering the Art of ...
A motivational speaker recounts how he journeyed from a career as a burned-out musician to a successful entrepreneur, in a guide that counsels readers on how to take risks, overcome limiting beliefs, and focus on dreams.
Robin Crow, 2002
2
Bound to Appear: Art, Slavery, and the Site of Blackness in ...
A smart account of a defining moment in African American contemporary art.
Huey Copeland, 2013
3
Let Those who Appear
Work of the Japanese poet translated into English.
Kazuko Shiraishi, 2002
4
Failure to Appear
A shattering tale of tragedy and horror from top ten New York Times bestselling author J.A. Jance.
J. A. Jance, 2009
5
And He Shall Appear as an Angel of Light
There will be severe changes in our global climate, famines, earthquakes, diseases, and worldwide political upheaval. These are not just outlandish fantasies, but truths based on biblical facts.
Mary E. Preston, 2012
6
Recovery Act: Most DoE Cleanup Projects Appear to be Meeting ...
The report reviewed Recovery Act project documentation and performance data for 84 projects at 17 sites, and visited the 4 sites receiving most of the funding. Charts and tables.
Gene Aloise, 2010
7
What Factors Appear to Drive Private Capital Flows to ...
Private portfolio flows to a country tend to rise in response to an increase in the current account deficit, a rise in foreign direct investment flows, higher per capita income, and growth performance.
Dipak Das Gupta, Dilip Ratha, 2000
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The stars appear
The first thirty years of motion pictures were a major turning-point in American culture.
Richard Dyer MacCann, 1992
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How Phenomena Appear to Unfold
New and Expanded Edition. "In 'Eco-logic in Writing,' one of many brilliant essay-talks in this volume, Leslie Scalapino asks, 'Seeing the the moment of, or at the time of, writing, what difference does one's living make?
Leslie Scalapino, 2011
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Rainbows Appear: Tibetan Poems of Shabkar
Illustrations. “beautiful writing”) is an art where word and image meet, where the artist strives to give visual expression to the meaning of words in a way that transcends the text while remaining completely faithful to it.
Źabs-dkar Tshogs-drug-raṅ-grol, Matthieu Ricard, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «APPEAR»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term appear is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Two men appear in court for possession of dagga
Two men were expected to appear in the Madikwe Magistrate's Court, outside Rustenburg on Monday for possession of dagga with an ... «The New Age Online, Jul 15»
2
117 health workers to appear in court
Bloemfontein - At least 117 community health workers will appear in the Bloemfontein Magistrate's Court on Monday for allegedly taking part in ... «Independent Online, Jul 15»
3
Woman Charged In Rossing Disappearance To Appear In Court
Woman Charged In Rossing Disappearance To Appear In Court. July 6, 2015 8:15 AM. View Comments. Related Tags: Charges, Christopher Rossing, Court, ... «CBS Local, Jul 15»
4
British Grand Prix: once mighty McLaren appear to have lowered F1 …
Jenson Button climbs out of his car after retiring on the first lap of the British Grand Prix at Silverstone. Photograph: Dan Istitene/Getty Images. «The Guardian, Jul 15»
5
Alcohol, speed appear to be factors in fatal motorcycle crash
CONSTATINE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A man was killed after he drove off the road and hit a tree early Saturday morning. The crash ... «WOODTV.com, Jul 15»
6
Saudi's targeting of market share does not appear to be working
Saudi's export volumes are curious, however, in that they do not exude an obvious trait of stealing market share. In fact, they don't even appear ... «Chron.com, Jul 15»
7
Hong Kong Action Star Donnie Yen To Appear In Star Wars VIII?
According to Apple Daily, Martial artist and Hong Kong action star Donnie Yen (Ip Man) is joining the Star Wars universe. The Hong Kong ... «Comicbook.com, Jul 15»
8
Willow Smith to Appear on Drake's Views From the 6?
Whether or not her ethereal vocals will appear on his upcoming album, Views From the 6, clearly can't be confirmed from the post. However, it's ... «BET, Jul 15»
9
Hafeez all set to appear in bowling action test today
CHENNAI (Dunya News) – All-rounder and star player Mohammad Hafeez has all set to appear in International Cricket Council (ICC) bowling ... «DunyaNews Pakistan, Jul 15»
10
Ambiga and Cyrus Das get licences to appear in Sarawak
Both lawyers will appear for the respondents in the Election Commission's appeal before the Court of Appeal against a decision to nullify its ... «The Star Online, Jul 15»

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