verb (used without object)
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OTHER WORDS FROM appearre·ap·pear, verb (used without object)well-ap·pear·ing, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for appear
Over recent months, many private and parochial schools have reported students or staff who tested positive or appeared symptomatic for the coronavirus.Montgomery County urges private schools to consider move to all-virtual learning|Donna St. George|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Covid-19 infection rates incommunities and schoolsIn-person schooling does not appear to increase the risk of covid-19 transmission for staff and students, according to data from New York state.Schools are not spreading covid-19. This new data explains why.|Emily Oster|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Late last week, the usually responsive woman appeared lethargic, “as though she was in a deep sleep,” said daughter Derede McAlpin.Maryland and Virginia nursing homes battle explosive covid-19 outbreaks — again|Rebecca Tan, Rachel Chason|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Murray appeared to hurt his throwing shoulder on a hit early in the game.Kyler Murray runs out of miracles as Seahawks hang on to take over first place in NFC West|Mark Maske|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
“It is the 1775 of our generation,” declared fellow strike force team member Sidney Powell, who once appeared on Fox Business to claim that an immigrant “invasion” is spreading “polio-like paralysis” among American children.Rudy Giuliani’s post-election meltdown starts to become literal|Dan Zak, Josh Dawsey|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
I remember all our music appeared on Spotify overnight, without anybody asking us.
He appeared to understand however belatedly that he was in the presence of another kind of greatness.
That quote has been misattributed to him since it first appeared in 1881, when Ben would have been 175 years old.
And that was well before this Christmas, when he appeared to joke about Obama being a Muslim.How James Woods Became Obama’s Biggest Twitter Troll|Asawin Suebsaeng|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Now imagine that one day hope appeared, an unexpected opportunity to free yourself, to finally be yourself.The Insurance Company Promised a Gender Reassignment. Then They Made a Mistake.|James Joiner|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A tall phantom in livery appeared, as if by magic, and signed to me to ascend the grand staircase.
The moon seemed to smile on him; the aurora appeared to dance with unwonted vigour, as if in glee; the very stars winked at him!
The thought seemed to produce the dreaded object, for next moment a large hummock appeared right ahead.
At last there appeared some probability of their accomplishing this, after a most curious and truly Mexican fashion.
We were in the midst of it, and having a merry time, when the door suddenly opened and Liszt appeared.