verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
noun (used with a plural verb)
Origin of disappear
Examples from the Web for disappear
It is wild that something that would seem to be so scandalous would just disappear from the press.Inside the Lifetime Whitney Houston Movie’s Lesbian Lover Storyline|Kevin Fallon|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Ultimately, all it took was the mere mention of a lawyer for the perpetrator to delete the accounts and disappear completely.A Female Writer’s New Milestone: Her First Death Threat|Annie Gaus|December 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The CAP paper estimates that if current trends continue unabated, overtime pay will disappear entirely by 2026.
“I was hospitalized for two or three days waiting for the swelling to disappear,” he recalled.How His West Point Football Experience Inspired Eisenhower|Nicolaus Mills|November 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Many of their bodies get caught up in fishing nets or disappear forever.
I expect my arrival at the office will be the signal for a cloud of dust in which he will disappear, heading for the first train.The Opened Shutters|Clara Louise Burnham
This shows him that the hostile feeling against him tends to disappear.
The two weeks on the ocean came and went as softly as flowers unfold and disappear.The Harris-Ingram Experiment|Charles E. Bolton
The peculiarities of literary women will also disappear as their numbers increase.Tales And Novels, Volume 8 (of 10)|Maria Edgeworth
The pride of the great will disappear as soon as we cease our cringing.
early 15c., disaperen, from dis- "do the opposite of" + appear. Earlier was disparish (early 15c.), from French disparaiss-, stem of disparaître. Related: Disappeared; disappearing; disappears. Slang disappearing act is originally of magic shows; in figurative sense of "getting away" first attested 1913.