part of speech: verb

inflections: appears, appearing, appeared

definition 1: to come into view; become visible.

  • Suddenly, a figure appeared out of nowhere.

synonyms: arise, emerge, show

antonyms: disappear, vanish

definition 2: to seem.

  • The new girl appears to be smart.

synonyms: look, seem

definition 3: to come before the public.

  • My favorite singer will appear on television tonight.