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Definitions of appear:
  • verb:   seem to be true, probable, or apparent
    Example: "It appears that the weather in California is very bad"
  • verb:   present oneself formally, as before a (judicial) authority
    Example: "He had to appear in court last month"
  • verb:   come into sight or view
    Example: "He suddenly appeared at the wedding"
  • verb:   come into being or existence, or appear on the scene
    Example: "Homo sapiens appeared millions of years ago"
  • verb:   be issued or published
    Example: "Did your latest book appear yet?"
  • verb:   appear as a character on stage or appear in a play, etc.
    Example: "Gielgud appears briefly in this movie"
  • verb:   give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect
    Example: "This appears to be a very difficult problem"

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