appear

[ uh-peer ]
/ əˈpɪər /

verb (used without object)

Origin of appear

1250–1300; Middle English ap(p)eren < Anglo-French, Old French aper-, tonic stem of apare(i)r, apparoir < Latin appārēre be seen, appear, equivalent to ap- ap-1 + pārēre be visible

OTHER WORDS FROM appear

re·ap·pear, verb (used without object)well-ap·pear·ing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for appear

appear
/ (əˈpɪə) /

verb (intr)

Word Origin for appear

C13: from Old French aparoir, from Latin appārēre to become visible, attend upon, from pārēre to appear
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