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Appear vs. Appearance — What's the Difference?

Appear vs. Appearance — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Appear and Appearance

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Appear

To become visible
A plane appearing in the sky.
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Appearance

The way that someone or something looks
She checked her appearance in the mirror
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Appear

To be shown or included
That logo appears on all their sports equipment.
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Appearance

An act of performing or participating in a public event
He is well known for his television appearances
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Appear

To come into existence
New strains of viruses appear periodically.
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Appearance

An act of arriving or becoming visible
The sudden appearance of her daughter startled her
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Appear

To give the impression of being in a certain way; seem
The child appeared unhappy.
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Appearance

The act or an instance of coming into sight.
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Appear

To be likely or evident
It appears that they will be late.
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Appearance

The act or an instance of coming into public view
The author made a rare personal appearance.
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Appear

To come or perform before the public
Has appeared in two plays.
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Appearance

Outward aspect
An untidy appearance.
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Appear

(Law) To present oneself formally before a court as defendant, plaintiff, or counsel.
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Appearance

Something that appears; a phenomenon.
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Appear

To be published or made available to the public
The novel first appeared in installments in a magazine.
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Appearance

A superficial aspect; a semblance
Keeping up an appearance of wealth.
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Appear

(intransitive) To come or be in sight; to be in view; to become visible.
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Appearance

Appearances Outward indications; circumstances
A cheerful person, to all appearances.
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Appear

(intransitive) To come before the public.
A great writer appeared at that time.
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Appearance

The act of appearing or coming into sight; the act of becoming visible to the eye.
His sudden appearance surprised me.
Sep 27, 2022

Appear

(intransitive) To stand in presence of some authority, tribunal, or superior person, to answer a charge, plead a cause, etc.; to present oneself as a party or advocate before a court, or as a person to be tried.
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Appearance

A thing seen; a phenomenon; an apparition.
There was a strange appearance in the sky.
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Appear

(intransitive) To become visible to the apprehension of the mind; to be known as a subject of observation or comprehension, or as a thing proved; to be obvious or manifest.
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Appearance

The way something looks; personal presence
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Appear

To seem; to have a certain semblance; to look.
He appeared quite happy with the result.
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Appearance

Apparent likeness; the way which something or someone appears to others.
Some people say I'm shallow because I care so much about my appearance.
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Appear

(transitive) To bring into view.
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Appearance

That which is not substance, essence, hypostasis; the outward reality as opposed to the underlying reality
Catholicism teaches that the Eucharist, while remaining under the physical appearance of bread and wine, becomes really and truly the body and the blood of Christ.
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Appear

To come or be in sight; to be in view; to become visible.
And God . . . said, Let . . . the dry land appear.
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Appearance

The act of appearing in a particular place, or in society, a company, or any proceedings; a coming before the public in a particular character.
A person makes his appearance as an historian, an artist, or an orator.
David Beckham's first appearance with the LA Galaxy at Giants Stadium against the New York Red Bulls last night drew a crowd of 66237.
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Appear

To come before the public; as, a great writer appeared at that time.
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Appearance

(legal) An instance of someone coming into a court of law to be part of a trial, either in person or represented by an attorney or such like; a court appearance
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Appear

To stand in presence of some authority, tribunal, or superior person, to answer a charge, plead a cause, or the like; to present one's self as a party or advocate before a court, or as a person to be tried.
We must all appear before the judgment seat.
One ruffian escaped because no prosecutor dared to appear.
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Appearance

(medical) Chiefly used by nurses: the act of defecation by a patient.
The patient had a small bowel obstruction and there was no appearance until after the obstruction resolved.
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Appear

To become visible to the apprehension of the mind; to be known as a subject of observation or comprehension, or as a thing proved; to be obvious or manifest.
It doth not yet appear what we shall be.
Of their vain contest appeared no end.
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Appearance

The act of appearing or coming into sight; the act of becoming visible to the eye; as, his sudden appearance surprised me.
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Appear

To seem; to have a certain semblance; to look.
They disfigure their faces, that they may appear unto men to fast.
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Appearance

A thing seed; a phenomenon; a phase; an apparition; as, an appearance in the sky.
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Appear

Appearance.
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Appearance

Personal presence; exhibition of the person; look; aspect; mien.
And now am come to see . . . It thy appearance answer loud report.
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Appear

Give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect;
She seems to be sleeping
This appears to be a very difficult problem
This project looks fishy
They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time
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Appearance

Semblance, or apparent likeness; external show. pl. Outward signs, or circumstances, fitted to make a particular impression or to determine the judgment as to the character of a person or a thing, an act or a state; as, appearances are against him.
There was upon the tabernacle, as it were, the appearance of fire.
For man looketh on the outward appearance.
Judge not according to the appearance.
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Appear

Come into sight or view;
He suddenly appeared at the wedding
A new star appeared on the horizon
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Appearance

The act of appearing in a particular place, or in society, a company, or any proceedings; a coming before the public in a particular character; as, a person makes his appearance as an historian, an artist, or an orator.
Will he now retire,After appearance, and again prolongOur expectation?
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Appear

Be issued or published;
Did your latest book appear yet?
The new Woody Allen film hasn't come out yet
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Appearance

Probability; likelihood.
There is that which hath no appearance.
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Appear

Seem to be true, probable, or apparent;
It seems that he is very gifted
It appears that the weather in California is very bad
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Appearance

The coming into court of either of the parties; the being present in court; the coming into court of a party summoned in an action, either by himself or by his attorney, expressed by a formal entry by the proper officer to that effect; the act or proceeding by which a party proceeded against places himself before the court, and submits to its jurisdiction.
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Appear

Come into being or existence, or appear on the scene;
Then the computer came along and changed our lives
Homo sapiens appeared millions of years ago
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Appearance

Outward or visible aspect of a person or thing
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Appear

Appear as a character on stage or appear in a play, etc.;
Gielgud appears briefly in this movie
She appeared in `Hamlet' on the London stage
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Appearance

The event of coming into sight
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Appear

Present oneself formally, as before a (judicial) authority;
He had to appear in court last month
She appeared on several charges of theft
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Appearance

Formal attendance (in court or at a hearing) of a party in an action
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Appearance

A mental representation;
I tried to describe his appearance to the police
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Appearance

The act of appearing in public view;
The rookie made a brief appearance in the first period
It was Bernhardt's last appearance in America
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Appearance

Pretending that something is the case in order to make a good impression;
They try to keep up appearances
That ceremony is just for show
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